The Philanthropic Revolution

West Chester, PA [Editor’s Note: Late last month, American Philanthropic hosted a launch party for Jeremy Beer’s new book The Philanthropic Revolution. Jeremy is one of the founders of FPR, and remains one of our great friends a...

Please Consider Giving to FPR

Dear readers, For nearly five years, thousands of you have been kind enough, bored enough, or crazy enough to make Front Porch Republic part of your regular web reading. We’ve been gratified by your interest, often enlightened by your comme...

FPR Books: A New Publishing Venture

For four years, with the exception of our annual conference, FPR has been primarily a digital venture. But like most reasonably healthy men and women, we crave a physical connection. So as we mark our four-year anniversary, we are pleased t...

A Post-Election Symposium

The following is a series of reflections and ruminations on Decision 2012, courtesy of FPR writers-at-large.  Winnebago County, IL. Following Standard Operating Procedures, Republican bosses in Washington [and their lackeys in the conservat...

Front Porch Republic and the Communion of Saints

By Kim Daniels and Chad C. Pecknold Wendell Berry might well be the patron saint of Front Porch Republic.  Or at least –when we attended FPR’s first conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland this past September – m...

FPR: One Year Old

Today marks the first anniversary of the Front Porch Republic.  Such a milestone provides an opportunity to cast a quick glance back on the year and indicate a bit of what we hope to accomplish in the future. On March 2, 2009 a group of twe...