The Edge of Change

Philanthropy Enters the 21st Century

Lucy Bernholz, Ph.D

Lucy Bernholz, Ph.D., is founder and president of Blueprint R & D, a strategy consulting firm specializing in program research and design for philanthropic foundations. She has worked as a program officer and consultant to foundations for 11 years. As a community foundation program officer she was responsible for grant programs in the arts and humanities, community development, education, environment, health, historic preservation, and human services. As a consultant, she has developed grant programs in the arts, education, youth and community development, and the environment, and has published numerous articles on philanthropy, and has edited collections and scholarly journals. She currently serves on the Working Group of the Nonprofit Studies Center at the University of Southern California, on the advisory board of SmarterOrg, and on the board of directors of CompuMentor. She holds a B. A. from Yale University and a M. A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University.


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