Knowledge Letter - April 2019 - How to Foster a New Era of Social Change

04/16/2019 |
Three ways donors can help deploy more "big bets" for social change
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April 2019
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Knowledge Letter
Strategies for Social Impact
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How to Foster a New Era of Social Change
 
 
 
By Jeffrey Bradach and William Foster

Imagine a future where donors deploy many more “big bets” against the world’s greatest challenges. To help make this vision a reality, donors can do three things: help NGOs create more big-bet opportunities, join matchmaking platforms, and give big now.
 
 
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Philanthropic Big-Bets Database: US Donors 2015 to 2018
 
 
 
 
What are US donors betting big on? Find out using Bridgespan’s searchable database.
 
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