I would have to say that on Long Island we certainly have done philanthropy differently. One key to that different style was Amy Hagedorn's decision to make this a spend-down foundation, rather than one designed to last many decades into the future. The spend-down approach enabled the foundation to make larger, difference-making grants, to forge real progress toward clear, focused goals.
Darren Sandow, Executive Director
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Hagedorn Foundation in The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Small Grant Maker, Closing Down in 4 Years, Is a Force in Immigration It’s fitting that Darren Sandow heads a foundation built on the Miracle-Gro fortune. Fans of Mr. Sandow’s work say he has nurtured impressive results out of the Hagedorn Foundation, which was founded eight years ago with just $58-million….Read More
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