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August 13, 2006


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Albert Ruesga

Good essay, Phil. While community foundations can and do play some of the roles you describe for them, they aren't the only tools in the shed. There are a number of forward-thinking private/independent foundations (my own included) that see it as part of their mission to provide the kind of leadership you describe.

The ecosystem metaphor is very rich. Thanks for that.


Thank you, Albert. Who preys on whom or what is an ugly question, but ultimately understanding that "cycle of life," and who needs what to survive and prosper is critical to the disciplines working together.

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