I learned a lot about private foundations – up close – in my nineteen-year community organizing career. And my education in their workings has continued during my subsequent sixteen years in public education.

Gospels of Giving for the New Gilded Age is a good – and scary- piece in this week’s New Yorker magazine.

It’s a thoughtful review of several recent books on private foundations.

The article ends on this note (it’s a lengthy textbox, but I thought it was worth it):


I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.