My Giving Pledge Promise Isn’t Enough: Why It’s Time for the Wealthy to Do More
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (November 11th, 2020) – My Giving Pledge Promise Isn’t Enough: Why It’s Time for the Wealthy to Do More
by: Kat Taylor
My six decades have taken me many places. As a philanthropist, I have wrestled with grant making that addresses the symptoms but not the root causes of societal ills. As co-founder and former CEO of a mission-driven community bank, I worked to finance a better world by prioritizing lending for social and environmental impact and changing the banking system for good. As an impact investor, I worked with colleagues to create 10 venture funds to try to change the allocation of startup funding. As a food producer and advocate, I have fought for greater racial and gender equity, environmental restoration, and economic resiliency in our food system. On that same road, my spouse, Tom Steyer, and I took the Giving Pledge, and I serve on the boards of several nonprofits…
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Meet Kat Taylor, A Pioneering Impact Investor On A Mission To Spend $1 Billion Righting Society’s Wrongs
Forbes (October 9th, 2020) – Meet A Pioneering Impact Investor On A Mission To Spend $1 Billion Righting Society’s Wrongs by: Kristin Stoller and Jonathan Ponciano On March 1st, as she gathered with thousands of others to march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on the 55th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Kat Taylor burst […]
Chronicle of Philanthropy (Dec. 1, 2020) – Powerhouse Coalition of Wealthy Donors and Big Foundations by: Dan Parks and Alex Daniels A powerhouse coalition of wealthy individual donors, some of the nation’s largest private foundations, and prominent scholars on charitable giving Tuesday joined forces to urge Congress to adopt a set of tax proposals intended to […]