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#Winegrants #podcast Archives · The Unfunded List

December 15, 2018

At first glance, it may not seem like Barbara Harman and Dave Moss have much in common. First glances can be deceiving. Like Dave, our host, Barbara inherited control of her family foundation. The Harman Family Foundation was founded by her father, Sydney Harman who was Undersecretary of Commerce under President Carter and co-founder of

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • December 15, 2018
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
August 5, 2016

David Searby is the founding grandpa of Komodia – a new nonprofit dedicated to finding comity through comedy. We worked with him to help get his organization up off the ground. We built his website (komodia.lol), helped draft his communications strategy and produced a video for him about Gerrymandering. Starting a new social venture is hard

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • August 5, 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, from Chicago, is the founder of Contextos an El Salvadorian-based NGO that transforms the educational experience from rote memorization towards genuine literacy. Currently expanding across Latin-America Debra raises money from both in-region and U.S. sources and she has a number of slick corporate partnerships. Listen in on the conversation as Dave and Debra

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  • By: Dave Moss
  • February 5, 2016