01/12/2021 - The State of Things Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese began their Melted Away series in the garden of Jim Kempner Fine Art when they installed a scuture carved in ice of the word Democracy in March 2006 on the anniversary of the Iraq War. … Continue reading

11/19/2020 - A New Initiative Calls for Greater Trustee Accountability, Commitment to Racial Justice News from Inside Philanthropy: Mike Scutari BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTORS IN APPLETON, WISCONSIN OVER THE SUMMER. A NEW INITIATIVE IS CALLING ON FOUNDATION TRUSTEES TO COMMIT TO ADVANCING RACIAL JUSTICE. AARON OF L.A. PHOTOGRAPHY/SHUTTERSTOCK Back in May, the NoVo Foundation, … Continue reading

Update From The Foundation

Topic: Change is the Only Option The past year has challenged all of us. It has also highlighted the systemic inequities of our world and demanded that we all reexamine how we are working for change and transformation. After much reflection, I have decided that it … Continue reading

Topic: Our Democracy Is Faltering, but We Can’t Rely on Philanthropy Save It By Ellen Friedman LEAH MILLIS, REUTERS An explosion caused by a police munition is seen during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. The Chronicle of Philanthropy The future of our democracy is on thin ice. That became … Continue reading