In As the South Grows, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and its partner, Grantmakers for Southern Progress, explore the challenges and opportunities for progressive change work in the South.
Today’s building launch represents a big milestone for the Southeast, for Georgia Tech, and for our Fund. Kendeda’s work began nearly 25 years ago when my mom, Diana Blank, first realized the transformative power that philanthropy could have in changing the world.
Unlike public corporations, foundations are not accountable to shareholders or investors. The U.S. tax code entrusts them with a pool of tax-advantaged money and an expectation that they will use it to help advance the public good.