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Forbes, 9 March 2012

March 11th, 2012

Richard Marker


Rahim Kanani, Contributor
3/09/2012 @ 4:03PM

Philanthropy Expert Richard Marker on What Every Donor Needs to Know

In a recent interview with Richard Marker of NYU’s Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education, we discussed lessons that every funder must internalize, challenges and opportunities facing today’s donor community, and much more.

Richard Marker is co-principal of Wise Philanthropy™, a firm that includes: Marker Goldsmith Philanthropy AdvisorsThe Wise Philanthropy Institute, and Green Strides Consulting.

Richard Marker, an internationally known expert on philanthropy is the Founder of NYU’s Academy for Grantmaking and Funder Education. The Academy is the oldest and most comprehensive university program teaching funders and philanthropists in the United States. In February 2007, he was recognized with the NYU Excellence in Teaching Award.

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What grantseekers should know – through the eyes of a grantmaker

September 12th, 2011

Richard Marker

This blog is typically written for those of us who are funders, work with funders, or work for funders. That is whom I work with and whom I teach.

However, I was flattered to learn recently that some fundraisers regularly read these posts as well – in part to get insights into the perspective of those whom they wish to solicit.

As it happens, a few times each year, I am asked to speak to organizations or fund raiser groups – to tell what it is like from this side. This piece shares a few thoughts on what it looks like on our end. Over the years, I have learned that some of what you are about to read runs counter to what fundraisers are taught. I hate to burst the bubble, but…
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