Alexis Frasz

Alexis Frasz

October 8, 2016 by admin
This article is excerpted from a phone conversation between Anthony Leiserowitz and Alexis Frasz on June 8, 2016. Read More...
October 8, 2016 by admin
On May 25, 2016, Grantmakers in the Arts gathered a cross-section of twenty-eight funders from the arts and environmental sectors for the Arts and Environmental Sustainability Thought Leader Forum at the New York Community Trust. Most foundations in attendance were represented by two people: a person from the arts and a person from the environment, each of whom were interested in collaborative work at this intersection. Helicon Collaborative organized and facilitated the session. Read More...
September 25, 2014 by admin
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September 15, 2013 by admin
In the fall 2012 GIA Reader, we revived five “old” research pieces and asked philanthropic leaders from different generations to reflect on the current value and relevance of these works. This got us thinking about other sources of “hidden” knowledge that might benefit those working in the field today. Read More...
September 23, 2012 by admin
New research is exciting. It offers us a sense of discovery and possibility for change. Sometimes research findings become integrated into discourse and influence practice in the field. All too often, however, once the thrill of the discovery is over, many valuable research reports become “old news” and get filed on a shelf or in a deeply buried folder and are rarely looked at again. A great deal of useful information is therefore lost to practitioners, particularly to incoming generations of philanthropic leaders who may not even know that this research exists. Read More...
February 28, 2012 by admin
February 2012, 31 pages. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, 505 5th Avenue South, Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104, www.pgafoundations.com. Download: Read More...
June 30, 2006 by admin
We live in a world of "widespread hostility toward the United States and its policies."1 This antipathy is not limited to the countries and peoples that are directly affected by the U.S. "war on terror" and its attendant pol-icies, but includes many of our former allies and fellow democracies. A friend who just returned from a year in Spain reports that she spent a significant amount of time and energy convincing people she met there that the U.S. Read More...