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Fig Jam and Philanthropy

Some thoughts on decolonizing philanthropy in America In June, our neighbors were moving and offered us one of their potted fig trees. We had no experience with figs but were
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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented significant challenges to higher education. High fixed costs, declining enrollment numbers, shifts to online and hybrid models, and the cancellation of major sports have caused
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Leadership Columbus is set to embark on what’s certainly the most unusual year in the community leadership program’s long history. The organization has chosen its latest class of future community
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Chicago, IL – Laura MacDonald, CFRE, Principal and Founder of Benefactor Group, has been named Chair of Giving USA Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by The Giving Institute to advance
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The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed every organization to work differently. On April 30, 2020, Benefactor Group hosted a virtual roundtable discussion for clients and friends on how to plan and
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Laura MacDonald, President of Benefactor Group and vice chair of the Giving USA Foundation, was recently called upon to share her insight for an article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
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In the face of economic turbulence, which continues to rattle the economy and nonprofits, many are asking: what can I do? The CARES Act, a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus bill
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