Knowledge Letter - December 2018 - Four Pathways to Greater Philanthropic Giving

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Barriers to philanthropic giving to social change and how to overcome them
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December 2018
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Knowledge Letter
Strategies for Social Impact
Four Pathways to Greater Giving

By Susan Wolf Ditkoff, Alison Powell, and Kyle Gardner, with Tom Tierney

Bridging the gap between the very wealthy’s current giving and their full potential to give could unlock billions of dollars to help advance social change. This research explores the barriers that impede giving to social causes and four ways to overcome them.

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