Greater Good Blog

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

Issue Brief: Supporting Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing

Issue Brief: Supporting Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing

April 21, 2017

Working with The Hope & Grace Fund, a philanthropic project of skincare and beauty brand Philosophy, Arabella Advisors has produced a new issue brief: “Helping Women Step Out of the Shadows.”

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What We’ve Learned on the Journey Toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

What We’ve Learned on the Journey Toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

March 9, 2017

Arabella’s CEO, Sampriti Ganguli, and Whitney Wade, manager of talent acquisition and diversity, were recently interviewed about the firm’s efforts to integrate DEI values into our organization and our work. Five years ago, Arabella began a concerted effort to increase the diversity of our workforce. We’ve written about what we’ve learned and ways in which […]

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Five Ways to Dramatically Reduce Food Waste

Five Ways to Dramatically Reduce Food Waste

February 9, 2017

The food we leave on our plates, that we let linger on our shelves too long, that stores and restaurants toss, and that farmers leave in fields negatively affects our health, our economy, and our environment. These on-the-ground solutions are springboards to a more resilient and productive food system.

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A Time to Act

A Time to Act

January 31, 2017

In this new political climate, donors should take swift action to protect the rights and values they hold dear.

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Don’t Let Risk Get in the Way of Big Bets

Don’t Let Risk Get in the Way of Big Bets

January 23, 2017

With the right approach, smart risk taking can help funders achieve even greater impact.

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Eliminating Implicit Bias in Grant-Making Practice

Eliminating Implicit Bias in Grant-Making Practice

December 19, 2016

Some of philanthropy’s core practices may unwittingly be leading funders to perpetuate the inequities they’re trying to eliminate. In an article originally published by the Stanford Social Innovation Review, we examine how.

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