Centering Community in Philanthropy with Ellen Gilligan

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Why is centering community in philanthropy critical to the success of the work of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation? For Ellen Gilligan, the organization’s president and CEO, it’s because it’s imperative to lead with an asset-based approach that invests in people because they best know what they need.

Additionally, Gilligan shares ideas about how individuals can make real and actionable change in communities, thereby improving the lives of others.

Highlights

02:41 It is the greatest honor of my life to be able to lead this tremendous institution with a team that is just so committed to long-term change.

05:00 That is our special sauce that we have, it’s centering on communities and residents first in what we prioritize.

11:40 Everybody is shaped by their parents. They are the first teachers and they teach their values.

17:32 We have a broader responsibility and part of our responsibility is making sure that the most vulnerable and the most distressed issues of people get some visibility and have investment followed.

22:03 Find your passion, volunteer, give, get involved and go to a neighborhood that you have never been to.

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