It’s Monday again and I’m perusing our Twitter feed and the blogs I follow on Google Reader finding all sorts of interesting articles and commentary on Philanthropy. Here’s what’s caught my eye so far today:
“Floodwaters Continue to Surge in Pakistan”. Photo essay showing the effects of flooding on the people of Pakistan.
“The Legacy of Katrina for Gulf Coast Charities”. In this Chronicle of Philanthropy article nonprofit leaders talk about where things stand five years after Katrina.
Learning From Others
“Do No Evil”. Stanford Social Innovation Review article by Suzie Boss takes a look at Google’s philanthropic arm DotOrg and how their corporate culture proved its brilliance and its burden.
Social Innovation Fund
“Amid Concerns of Favoritism, Federal Officials Disclose New Details on Selection Process”. Social Innovation fund officials explain their decision to post 10 of the 11 winning SIF applications online.
“Next Steps for Social Innovation Fund: A Call to Action”. Tactical Philanthropy’s Sean Stannard-Stockton examines the controversy surrounding the Social Innovation Fund’s transparency issues.
“Six Pixels of Separation”, a summary about a new book by Mitch Joel that examines “how social media is connecting your business to everyone.”