Ending malaria. Achieving marriage equality. Dramatically reducing teen smoking. Surmounting these and other daunting social challenges can require an “invisible hand” that amplifies the efforts of many other players in the field. These behind-the-scenes catalysts are built to win campaigns, not to last forever, and they are galvanizing population-level change.
Why early-stage entrepreneurs are essential building blocks for profound social change—and why they need greater investment.
Wealthy philanthropists can give help to those who need it most by investing in local foundations and their communities.
This webinar will feature a candid and in-depth discussion between a major donor and the co-founder of a nonprofit organization that received a “big bet,” a $10 million plus grant. The webinar offers insight on how the donor identified the grantee, how they determined that this nonprofit would be a good risk, and how the nonprofit made itself “big bettable.”Access this webinar
Funders need to view risk as a means for continuous learning.
In the West, most wealthy entrepreneurs prefer to give to specific individual causes, by establishing their own foundation, family office, or donor-advised fund. Most Chinese entrepreneurs, by contrast, would rather work together and pursue philanthropy collectively.