Is the Gates Foundation’s new visitor center inspiring, or insulting?
by Ansel Herz
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s six-floor headquarters, across from the Seattle Center, is an imposing complex of glass and curved architecture. Hence the need for an inviting, accessible new visitor center! Opening to the public this Saturday, the visitor center’s high-tech interactive exhibits invite participation, not just passive observation. But how exciting is philanthropy […]
Feb 3, 2012
No strings attached: the new experiment in international giving
by Elyse Gordon
What happens when donors give directly to the world’s poor, without any conditions or accountability?
Sep 16, 2013
Immigrant giving shapes a new culture of philanthropy
by Anna Goren
Young people and immigrants in Seattle are proving that philanthropy doesn't only have to flow from the rich to the poor.
Mar 31, 2014
Who Profits from Philanthropy?
by Globalist Staff
Join us for an interactive and educational event on alternatives to big philanthropy! Speakers will include representatives of CAGJ, Social Justice Fund NW, Resource Generation, and Thousand Currents. SPEAKERS: Burke Stansbury – Social Justice Fund Simone Adler – Community Alliance for Global Justice/AGRA Watch Ruth Sawyer – Resource Generation Rajiv Khanna – Thousand Currents Emma […]
Feb 14, 2018