The Pros and Cons of Venture Philanthropy

November 2004
Nonprofit World;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p31
This article focuses on "High-Engagement Philanthropy: A Bridge to a More Effective Social Sector," a report that explores the relatively new field of venture philanthropy, also known as high-engagement philanthropy, through which funders are personally involved with the nonprofits they support. In addition to financial grants, these funders provide help with planning, board and executive recruitment, coaching, and fundraising. The report highlights the benefits and drawbacks of venture philanthropy.


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