Entries for April 2016

Get to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Our Project Services Team

Melissa Mendes Campos // Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Get to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Our Project Services Team

In this latest installment of our series getting to know the La Piana staff, we talk with Amia Grashin, Shaquile Coonce, and Trish Fisher, three key members of our project services team. In this interview, they tell us about their professional journeys, role models, observations about the sector, and commitments to social change.

Amia, Shaquile, and Trish each contribute thought partnership, communications support, and superhuman organizational skills to our work with nonprofit and foundation clients across the country. Read on, and get to know the people who help keep a dozen consultants in line (no easy feat)!

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A Timely Topic: Perpetual or Limited-Life Philanthropy?

La Piana Consulting // Wednesday, April 06, 2016

A Timely Topic: Perpetual or Limited-Life Philanthropy?

The past week has seen a flurry of dialog about foundation life spans, highlighting the choice between permanence and planned spend-down. In this post, we've gathered an array perspectives and resources on the topic, and invite you to voice your own thoughts. 

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Categories: Foundations, Trends
Tags: donors, funders, grantmaking, philanthropy, resources, strategy