Philanthropy’s Opportunity to Leverage Trillions in Federal Spending Towards Equity
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 18, 2022

In the summer of 2022, Don Howard, the President and CEO of The James Irvine Foundation, penned an essay for […more…]

New Money
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 18, 2022

Philanthropy, incorporated for the public good, can and should make all its investments accordingly. In 2021, Senators Angus King (I-Maine) […more…]

Systems-Change Provocateur
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 18, 2022

The 2013 murder of an 8-year-old named Gabriel Fernandez at the hands of his mother and her partner, dominated the […more…]

Inside the Mind of a Quiet Philanthropist
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 18, 2022

While you will often see him in the “pit” right in front of the stage at L.A.’s top nonprofit galas […more…]

Sexy Money
By Daniel Heimpel   |   June 6, 2022

Foundation CFO Valerie Red-Horse Mohl is on a Mission to Change the Energy of Money  While at UCLA undergrad, Valerie […more…]

L.A. Can Impact Invest its Way out of Rampant Homelessness. This is How.
By Daniel Heimpel   |   June 2, 2022

(Editor’s note: This story is being co-published with Impact Alpha.) As a parting challenge to his successor, outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Eric […more…]

Moving the Market: The Ford Foundation’s Mission Investments Program is Showing the Power of the Double Bottom Line  
By Daniel Heimpel   |   March 18, 2022

The American tax code favors the generous by offering significant financial benefit to those that give to charity. On the […more…]

Lisa Greer’s Message to Philanthropy: Revolutionize
By Daniel Heimpel   |   February 3, 2022

While she had built a successful career, Lisa Greer wasn’t born into wealth. But when her husband Josh’s company, RealD, […more…]

‘What Good Is a Platform if You Don’t Use It for Good?’
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 2, 2021

As told to Daniel Heimpel I have known CNN host Lisa Ling for nearly a decade now. I never saw her […more…]

Money as Medicine
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 2, 2021

In 2018, a Native American philanthropy professional dropped a bomb on the industry. In his book, Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom […more…]

Opening the Door to a New Kind of Philanthropy
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 2, 2021

As told to Daniel Heimpel Since 2004, Antonia Hernández has led the California Community Foundation (CCF). Over those nearly two […more…]

Can Homelessness be Solved by Making it Profitable?
By Daniel Heimpel   |   November 2, 2021

Redeploying charitable foundation investments could be the needed difference in stemming a homegrown humanitarian crisis. Ricardo Barron just started his […more…]