New Video Series & Campaign Calling for Your Philanthropy Lessons

January 25, 2016

Philanthropy Lessons is a new video series and campaign produced by Exponent Philanthropy, funded by the Fund for Shared Insight, and released in partnership with The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

The 9-part video series shares wisdom from some of the industry’s most inspirational funders and their grantees about what they have learned throughout their philanthropic careers. They do so to help others be more effective and efficient in creating change and to inspire others to share their philanthropy lessons.

The videos cover themes that apply across geographies, issues areas, and funder size. The series will publish new videos monthly through June 2016 and launches today with the first two themes:

Philanthropy Lessons: How Do You Capture Hope? >>

Philanthropy Lessons: The Many Forms of Evaluation >>

“We are thrilled to be supporting Exponent Philanthropy in developing these terrific videos,” says Fay Twersky, Director of the Effective Philanthropy Group at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and co-chair of the Fund for Shared Insight. “We believe we can make an even bigger difference if foundations share what we learn with one another and the field.”

The corresponding campaign urges all foundations to share their philanthropy lessons for the benefit of others using the hashtag #MyPhilLesson and at

Watch the videos and share your philanthropy lesson >>