Future Weather and Women Filmmakers

Future Weather debuted at Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend.  It is the result of six years of hard work and passion from Jenny Deller and Kristin Fairweather.  This is a special film not only because of the story it tells, but because it was written, directed...

Giving with meaning

Giving with meaning is the tag line for my company, harp-weaver LLC.  I often think about how you define the “meaning” that guides one’s personal philanthropy.  I was reading Acumen’s blog tonight.  For those of you who don’t know, Acumen...

SOE Philly

On February 23rd I attended SOE Philly presented by Watershed Capital Group and Delaware Valley Grantmakers. SOE stands for Sustainable Opportunities & Education. The event is a roadshow of investors active in the impact investing space and presenters from...

The What and How of Community Impact

Check out the latest edition of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal which was released today. The edition focuses on Innovations in Community Impact. My Philanthropy Column can be accessed here! What is interesting about this concept is the approach—the...

Community Innovations and Impact – PSIJ

I recently attended Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal forum focusing on Community Innovations and Impact in healthcare, criminal justice, child welfare, education and sustainable food in Philadelphia. Opening remarks provided by Nan Feyler who is Chief of Staff...