Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Joel Fleishman, professor of law and public policy at Duke University and author of Putting Wealth to Work: Philanthropy for Today or Investing for Tomorrow? discuss trends in philanthropic giving. “How can we have not just more generosity, but more justice in our society?” Walker asks, urging philanthropists to approach their giving with care and humility.

The Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation is an independent organization working to address inequality and build a future grounded in justice. For more than 85 years, it has supported visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide, guided by its mission to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement. Today, with an endowment of $16 billion, the foundation has headquarters in New York and 10 regional offices across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

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