While background information is good, with so many proposals, it's not clear how the work will happen. We need plain, specific information about what you're going to do and how you're going to do it.
—GAYE EVANS, Appalachian Community Fund
If the promise looks extravagant, it probably is.
—HUBERT SAPP, Hartford Foundation
Grassroots groups tend to operate minute by minute and hand to mouth: dealing with crises, putting out “brush fires,” worrying about the payroll. When the world is falling apart and your group is close behind, long-range planning is considered a luxury. For many of us, it's hard to justify ...