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The Foundation Center provides a wide variety of services for grantmakers and grant seekers including books and other publications for understanding philanthropy.
"Slot machines, boat-building and the future of philanthropy," by Edward Skloot, is an engaging speech from the President of the Surdna Foundation that highlights some opportunities for foundations to move to "a more synergistic, creative and effective next phase."
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American Evaluation Association
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