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News / Sep. 18th 2015

This post was originally featured on Case Foundation’s Be Fearless Spotlight. Be Fearless Spotlight is a part of a special blog series by the Case Foundation featuring Be Fearless stories from the field. The series highlights people and organizations that are taking risks, being bold and failing forward in their… Read more »

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News / May. 27th 2015

This post originally appeared on The Whitman Institute Blog. In a recent blog, the Whitman Institute’s Pia Infante explores a new genre of philanthropy and counts Open Road Alliance among those re-writing how funding is approached.

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News / May. 11th 2015

This post originally appeared on The Peery Foundation Whiteboard. The Peery Foundation Whiteboard published a blog by Open Road Alliance Executive Director Maya Winkelstein that reflects on the recent devastation in Nepal and how the philanthropic community can ensure impact in efforts to alleviate suffering.

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News / Mar. 24th 2015

Open Road Alliance has named Maya Winkelstein as its first Executive Director. The appointment of Winkelstein to the role of Executive Director is part of a multi-year growth strategy for Open Road designed to expand its recoverable grant program and pilot new services to help NGOs address the impact of… Read more »

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News / Mar. 2nd 2015

Open Road Alliance’s grant to Root Capital’s Coffee Farmer Resilience Fund was recently highlighted in Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.’s tenth annual Sustainability Report.

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News / Jan. 27th 2015

This post originally appeared in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Open Road Alliance founder Laurie Michaels wrote a piece for The Chronicle of Philanthropy calling for change in the long-standing relationship dynamics between donors and non-profits, suggesting it’s time to communicate more clearly in order to collaborate more effectively.

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News / Feb. 5th 2014

On January 14th, Laurie Michaels, Founder of Open Road Alliance, and Steve Davis, President and CEO of PATH, met with over two dozen philanthropists, fund managers, and members of family foundations to discuss risk in philanthropy and the role of donors when projects led by non-profit organizations encounter unexpected roadblocks…. Read more »

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News / Oct. 17th 2013

This post originally appeared in Stanford Social Innovation Review Many well-conceived programs and initiatives encounter roadblocks to success. Open Road Alliance partners with high-achieving nonprofit organizations to turn unforeseen circumstances into positive impact.

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News / Sep. 23rd 2013

This post originally appeared in The Chronicle of Philanthropy The world is unpredictable. No matter how carefully nonprofits prepare themselves for all contingencies, inevitably they confront unexpected challenges caused by everything from geopolitics to climate change to government bureaucratic tangles.

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