What constitutes a “good” failure in philanthropy, and how can we have more of them?
Kate Lauzon found sobriety and a role as an activist through her Massachusetts town's weekly resident feedback sessions, a gathering of civic groups known as "Working Cities Wednesdays" organized by Habitat for Humanity. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
How to shift the culture of philanthropy to one where funders understand they are part of—rather than in control of—social movements and systems-change work.
For a foundation board to fulfill its essential duties, ensuring that it benefits from diverse voices, ideas, and perspectives is paramount.
Global aid agencies must shift from just agreeing to “go local” to preparing development experts for the task.