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Friday, November 03, 2006

Recommended Blog: Where Most Needed

When this blog passes through adolescence, one site it would like to grow up to be more like is Where Most Needed. Filling out the back-story behind today’s philanthropy headlines, every post this last month has been worth bookmarking.

As a budding governance wonk, I've appreciated underalms' recent insights on the changes going on at the Red Cross highlighted here and here. He's also has posted on the gossip-rag worthy meltdown at the Getty Museum, so you don't have to.

As the "War on Dissent" moves further into the nonprofit sector, the chill on Muslim charities is up and UNICEF pulls itself out of the trick or treat business.

A close friend of mine is a Major Gifts Officer at the ACLU and she, along with Ira Glasser, I'm sure are breathily waiting for results from the site's ACLU dueling website survey.

As a result of the New Yorker magazine's recent feature on the Microfinance and the article review on Where Most is Needed, I took Omidyar Network off one of my client's prospects lists, as it had become clear they are just not a good fit.

Do I need to say more? I think not.

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