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Ideas and insights for funders and investors who want to increase their social or environmental impact.

Giving Done Right: A Conversation with Phil Buchanan and Sampriti Ganguli

Giving Done Right: A Conversation with Phil Buchanan and Sampriti Ganguli

Recently, the Arabella Advisors DC office was happy to host Phil Buchanan, president of the Center of Effective Philanthropy, for an intimate discussion on the state of philanthropy and his new book, Giving Done Right. Phil was joined by our CEO, Sampriti Ganguli, and the conversation was moderated by one of our associate managing directors, […]

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A New Economy for All: A Women’s Leadership Dinner

A New Economy for All: A Women’s Leadership Dinner

As part of its Women’s Leadership Initiative, Confluence Philanthropy partnered with Arabella Advisors to co-host an intimate dinner program in New York titled “A New Economy for All.” The dinner brought together 15 women working in diverse roles in financial services and philanthropy eager to engage with each other on the broad topic of creating […]

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What We Learned by Listening to Leaders in Early Childhood Care and Education

What We Learned by Listening to Leaders in Early Childhood Care and Education

Last summer, the New Venture Fund, with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, commissioned Arabella Advisors to review the leadership development landscape within the early childhood education sector. As detailed in the resulting report, Arabella’s researchers found that strong leaders are vitally important to advancing the field’s priorities, but relevant leadership development opportunities are scarce […]

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Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance Advocacy and Policy Change

Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance Advocacy and Policy Change

In an era when government has become less capable of solving problems due to increasing political polarization, dysfunction, and fiscal austerity, philanthropists are recognizing the need to support effective policy reform efforts that can break through the gridlock and make meaningful progress in addressing the issues they care about — whether it’s climate change, education, […]

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What is a B Corp? | What does it mean to be a B Corporation?

What is a B Corp? | What does it mean to be a B Corporation?

Arabella Advisors announced last week that we were proud to re-certify as a B-Corp, recommitting to our seventh year of answering the question “to B or not to B?” with a resounding “to B!” While the B Corp community is growing rapidly and includes some famous brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Danone,  Eileen Fisher, and Athleta, I still get a fair number of […]

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Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day

Four years. Millions of Americans. One red nose. Today, May 23, is Red Nose Day in the USA, and the team at Arabella Advisors is excited to help spread the news. If you haven’t heard of it before, Red Nose Day is a campaign to fight child poverty in America and across the globe, created […]

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