NGen Dialogue

It was the opening plenary of the 2015 Independent Sector National Conference. Over 1,000 nonprofit and philanthropic leaders were in their seats and four speakers walked onto the stage. Each speaker was charged with sharing…

Getting to Know Donor Advised Funds

Let’s face it: donor advised funds (DAF) are becoming more and more popular as a philanthropic vehicle. Yet many of us don’t really understand what they are or how they work. In June, ISQ sat…

Who am I to Question my Ancestors?

“Leadership is a privilege and a sacrifice.” What stands out in my experience in my Native culture is that I was put in a position to be of service. You could volunteer or you could…