April 2012 Resources

Noticing Nonprofit Redundancy, Taking Action

By Andy Carroll, ASF  Last month, I interviewed Nan Pugh of Pugh Family Foundation for ASF’s Leadership Initiative. She was amazing—smart, enthusiastic, committed, curious. One of the themes Nan talked about was that foundations are leaders because they set agendas and set directions. An example she offered was that her foundation is concerned when they... Read More

Small Foundation Leadership: A Portrait Emerges

By Andy Carroll, ASF Leadership can be defined in literally hundreds of ways. This is why ASF knows we can’t take an “off the shelf” definition of small foundation leadership. Instead, by taking time to explore leadership in small foundations, ASF will be better able to validate, nurture, and celebrate it. And, by nurturing leadership,... Read More