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News / Apr. 8th 2019
Fast Company

Open Road’s loan fund, Open Road Ventures, was recognized in the category of General Excellence in Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards.

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News / Dec. 10th 2018
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

If good communication is a bridge where funders and grantees have to meet halfway, it’s actually up to the foundations to take the first step.

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News / Jul. 20th 2018

This week’s Business of Giving features Maya Winkelstein, executive director of Open Road Alliance, which aims to bring conversations about risk to the forefront in philanthropy. Seventy-six percent of grant makers the organization interviewed said they do not ask charities at any time during their application process what could go… Read more »

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News / Jun. 21st 2018
NextBillion

“This data suggests that the biggest barriers to effective impact and the greatest pain points for nonprofits and social enterprises are their own funders.” I expect this news comes as a shock to many funders, who are generally trying to affect positive change in the world. But at Open Road Alliance, unfortunately, this finding didn’t come with too much surprise.

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