Brett Family Foundation President, Linda Shoemaker, is profiled in Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen's 2012 book, Giving 2.0. The book defines "philanthropist" as anyone who gives anything. Arrillaga-Andreessen provides a variety of innovative and strategic ways to boost the impact of this giving. Giving 2.0 is a wonderful roadmap to the future of philanthropy.
Click here to read the chapter about Linda's vision of advocacy philanthropy.
In 2012, the Brett Family Foundation engaged in focusing process to determine the most significant impact of its direct service giving and priority areas. As a result of this process, applications in the Direct Services program area will now be accepted by invitation only.
See more about Direct Services program here.
As with all affiliated with the nonprofit and foundation worlds, the Brett Family Foundation hopes that 2010 will be a year of recovery.