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Wine Grants Podcast Archives · The Unfunded List

October 30, 2019
October 6, 2016

Jonathan Beninson is the chief operating officer of House of Genius – an organization that provides feedback to emerging social entrepreneurs. Jonathan joins us in the booth after spending a week at the United Nations General Assembly events as well as the final Clinton Global Initiative. Listen in as Jonathan talks to us about his highlevel

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • October 6, 2016
September 6, 2016

Alex Dickinson spends her days as a social media strategist for Beekeeper Group providing strategic support and content guidance to a wide variety of clients including non-profits, trade associations, and Fortune 500 companies. As awesome as that is – she is also the DC “Dean” of the Awesome Foundation. Awesome Foundation employs a giving circle model to a

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • September 6, 2016
August 22, 2016

I have a hard time spelling the word millennial. I can never remember if it’s two Ls or two Ns or how many Es it has (it’s both and there’s one). Steven Olikara has to spell it all the time as the founder of the Millennial Action Project – a nonprofit dedicated to political cooperation through

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • August 22, 2016
August 8, 2016

Mary Galeti serves on the Unfunded List evaluation committee and runs the Tecovas Foundation. They fund a number of small nonprofits including Accountability Lab founded by Blair Glencorse. He submitted a proposal that made it onto the inaugural Unfunded List.  Mary, Dave and Blair are all members of the Nexus Global Youth Summit and Blair and Dave

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • August 8, 2016
March 22, 2016

Someone at the MacArthur Foundation thought Dave Moss and Joel Braunold should meet. Thank goodness they did because it resulted in this highly informative (and particularly Jewish) episode of Wine Grants. Joel runs the Alliance for Middle East Peace which is a coalition of dozens and dozens of on the ground peace-building organizations inside Israel

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • March 22, 2016
February 19, 2016

Sacha Litman knows Big Data. Not the band, but the actual Data. It’s been said that Big Data is like teenage sex. Everyone is taking about it and pretending that they’re doing it but no one really is. Sacha came into the booth to enjoy a bottle of cool, blended red with Dave and to

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • February 19, 2016
February 5, 2016

Debra Gittler founded and runs Contextos an El Salvadorian NGO that is transforming the educational experience so students go beyond rote memorization to develop authentic literacy skills. She joined Dave in the booth for some Chilean Rose.   Unfunded List’s Wine Grants Podcast gathers philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and changemakers of all stripes. Hosted by Dave Moss,

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • February 5, 2016
January 16, 2016

  Dave Moss and Daniel Karpantschof are co-founders of The Moss-Karpantschof Non-stipendiary Global Strategic Planning Ambassadellowship. Daniel was in D.C. to attend the Nexus USA Summit of which he is also a co-founder. A lifelong misfit, Daniel chose Scotch for this episode of Wine Grants. Listen in as Daniel and Dave drunkenly argue about philanthropy,

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • January 16, 2016
December 29, 2015

Alexander Berger has the shortest bio Dave has ever read in the booth. But the brevity of his bio shouldn’t mislead you – he’s accomplished a lot. An effective altruist, he runs U.S. programs at GiveWell and is a leader within the Open Philanthropy Project. A philosophy major at Berkeley, he is now a philosopher-philanthropist

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • December 29, 2015