The US has the worst maternal health outcomes among peer nations, and women and infants in New Jersey are among those who experience the greatest challenges. On average, 47 women die for every 100,000 live births in New Jersey, compared to 20 nationally. Black women in the state are seven times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women.
Turbocharging a family foundation’s strategy
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 […]
The Boldly Go Way: Investing in Great Philanthropists
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 […]
Reflections on Philanthropy Outsourcing Partners
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.
T.L.L. Temple Foundation: Right-Sized Grantmaking, Outsized Impact
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.
Now is the time for Philanthropy to Boldly Go
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.