Mark Charendoff


Harness the Potential of Philanthropic Partnerships

By Jeffrey Solomon and Mark Charendoff

Warren Buffet had enough money to create the largest or second largest foundation in the United States. He could have made all of the expenditure decisions himself and pursued all of his own passions, and the stationery would have had his name on it. So when it came to putting $31 billion of his hard-earned money to charitable use, why didRead More


Letter to a Young Venture Philanthropist

By Mark Charendoff

Judging from the explosion in popularity of “venture philanthropy” initiatives in local communities, one would be excused for thinking we are in the midst of a renaissance of sorts.In federation after federation, these new groups are beginning with great fanfare and proceeding, or ending, with decidedly mixed results. One thing is certain,Read More






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