By applying behavioral economics theory to philanthropy, we can better manage grantmaker tendencies toward loss and risk aversion, and the effects of other decision-making patterns.
Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.
Like Game of Thrones’ “Dany” Targaryen, entrepreneur Sean Parker is intent on replacing what he sees as a broken and oppressive system with something better.
How funders can best support place-based initiatives.
A case for using targeted measures of progress in philanthropy.
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The case for investing in the long-term health and well-being of communities, based on what those communities value.
These groups' perspectives are closer than most think—and it’s good news for philanthropy.
Are traditional assumptions about how we “do” philanthropy preventing us from finding new and better ways of working?
Three ways to create an environment where interdependent stakeholders can perform their individual roles optimally and collaborate with each other effectively.
The nonprofit funding process lacks transparency and fosters insecurity—and only funders can fix it.