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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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.
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 »
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.
On September 22-24, 2014, Open Road Alliance convened leaders from 18 NGOs over the course of three breakfast roundtables in New York City to discuss how their organizations consider and manage “risk” within their everyday work.
This post originally appeared in Forbes. Open Road Alliance founder Laurie Michaels sat down for a talk with Ashoka’s Michael Zakaras about her approach to philanthropy, what risks philanthropists need to be willing to take, and her vision for Open Road.
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 »
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.
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.