Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 75 year–old, Colorado-based Gates Family Foundation was ready to build on decades of success and take their work to the next level. At the end of 2020, the staff and Board of this high-performing leanly-staffed foundation engaged Boldly Go to push Trustees’ and staff’s thinking, facilitate outreach to […]
One of the hallmarks of the Boldly Go way is our approach to investing in our clients’ unique ability to be extraordinary philanthropic leaders. From day one, we focus on really getting to know our clients – their passions, their working styles, and the dynamics at play in their particular circumstances. We believe devoting attention […]
We operate amidst a larger community of philanthropic outsourcing organizations, from fiscal sponsors to advisors that enable donors to grow their philanthropic efforts without administering a separate entity for their giving or hiring staff. I recently had the pleasure of joining the National Center for Family Philanthropy and my peers, Yvonne Moore of Moore Philanthropy and Tony Macklin, for a webinar conversation about how donors can best leverage external support as a solution to effective family philanthropy.
At Boldly Go we help philanthropists and foundations tackle the big issues facing people and the planet. Place-based foundations often address both, taking on civic and environmental concerns as they seek to improve life across their community.
When we were planning the launch of Boldly Go Philanthropy, after several decades working with foundations, nonprofits, and donors to make the world a better place, we thought we’d seen it all. And then 2020 happened.