Conversation with Tom Beech and Bonnie Allen

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Conversation with Tom Beech and Bonnie Allen

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Bonnie Allen, attorney at the Center for Healing and the Law, interviews her colleague Tom Beech, President & CEO of The Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan, about his history in philanthropy and what he's learned along the way, including: dialogue being the most important aspect of philanthropy; the most effective work is done by people who are passionate about what they do; that the power that comes from having philanthropic dollars can be difficult; and that storytelling is critical to the work of philanthropy.

Date

2006-10-16

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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

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Sound Portraits Productions
StoryCorps (Project)
Michigan Radio, Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership

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Johnson Center Philanthropy Collection (JCPA-08)

Identifier

JCPA-08_Beech-Allen

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Sound
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Language

eng

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Beech, Tom, “Conversation with Tom Beech and Bonnie Allen,” Digital Collections, accessed September 23, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/23719.
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