Despite years of claiming the contrary, donors still don’t really care about nonprofit performance or impact.
A first-of-its-kind national study shows that Gen X and Millennial major donors aim to revamp philanthropic strategy and take risks on new tools.
Intended impact is personal; social issues are not.
The issues and effects of “diverse donors” are no longer marginal, but a central part of the complex philanthropic and social sector in the US.
Pushing back against efforts that are likely to lead to disappointment, and three ways we might reframe the initiative.
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A study from Liberty Hill Foundation provides insights into building philanthropy in African American communities.
The effort to make giving public and start a “giving season” won’t materially affect giving in any positive way.
With the ever-widening wealth gap, we as a society need to break out of the traditional philanthropic mold.
Serious games tap into the same culture of online friendship from social networking to fuel peer involvement and encourage collaboration around real-world challenges.
Funders who insist that organizations build endowments dilute those organizations’ efforts to raise annual operating funds.