creative grant-making

Rules to Give By Can Be Hard Habits to Break

By February 26, 2015

Recently, TWI grantee Nexus Global Youth Summit put out a study on global tax codes that encourage or prevent individual and organizational giving. It’s called “Rules to Give By” and it’s fascinating. The findings were by and large that 77% of the countries indexed do indeed provide tax incentives for giving, a heartening fact.  I…

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Creativity Over Convention: A Conversation with Carrie Avery

By February 23, 2015

co-authored by: Pia Infante and Teju Adisa-Farrar Carrie Avery, President and Trustee of the Durfee Foundation, joined us last week to share a bit about her multi-decade journey as a grant-maker and steward of a family legacy. A third generation family member (she’s a granddaughter of Durfee Foundation’s founders Stan and Dorothy Avery), Carrie has…

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