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Double Edge Theatre: Connecting Arts, Culture and Community with Hess Foundation Support

Written by: Elizabeth Myrick

Date: August 18, 2015

Located in rural Ashfield, MA, Double Edge Theatre describes its work as “creating a 'living culture' by developing the highest quality of original theatre performance – based on artists’ interaction with the communities in which the… Read More

Conversations to Schedule Today to Strengthen Your Nonprofit-Foundation Partnerships

Written by: Lia Weintraub

Date: March 12, 2015

At one end of the spectrum, grantmaking is a transaction, in which there is little connection between the grantmaker and the grantee beyond the exchange of forms, reports and funds. At the other end, grantmaking is… Read More

How Can Foundations Best Support the Movement for Racial Equity?

Written by: Jeanné Lewis

Date: February 05, 2015

This post originally appeared on the Alliance Magazine blog on January 30, 2015. Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Jordan Davis. Oscar Grant. Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. These are some of the most recognizable names of… Read More

Three Reasons the Woodruff Foundation Should Sell Some of Its Coca-Cola Stock

Written by: Caitlin Duffy

Date: July 25, 2014

Founded by the former president of Coca-Cola, the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation is as much of an Atlanta institution as the company Woodruff helmed for over 30 years. The foundation’s largest grants fund institutions such as… Read More


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