Straight talk: When selecting grantees, Carrie Avery is focused—and honest

11/27/2013 |

Summary

It can be tempting to try to fund everything, but Carrie Avery says it’s vital for a foundation to focus – and to say no to groups that don’t fit its mission. “I have learned that you’re really not doing anybody any favors by not being straight with them.”
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