The complexity of social change is what makes strategic philanthropy valuable.
A unique funding model goes beyond donations and offers funders a tangible stake in organizations they support.
A cofounder of Cause, a recently shuttered “philanthropub,” reflects on the challenges of mixing business with charity.
A look at growing engagement in #GivingTuesday and common themes that emerged during the 8-week Giving That Gets Results series.
Giving Tuesday seems poised to be a permanent fixture in the philanthropic landscape. So what’s the theory of change behind it?
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Why we can and must try to answer the question: What charities do the most good?
The superficially enticing “logic” of effective altruism ultimately leads to a moralistic, hyper-rationalistic, top-down approach to philanthropy that can kill the very altruistic spirit it claims to foster.
Deval Sanghavi, head of the venture philanthropy fund Dasra, describes his work testing and building new platforms for giving in India.
Don’t let evaluation distort your mission.
When we back only proven and incremental ideas, we miss out on the opportunity to test new ones that could potentially change millions of lives.