“Evidence-based” Philanthropy Gone Wrong: The Myth of How Small Schools Failed – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy

Philanthropists these days often talk about being “evidence-based” or “effective.” They view philanthropy of old as misguided, as too often based on the donor’s whims rather than on evidence as to what works. Just as success in business or finance depends on a relentless focus on results, philanthropy should bring that same evidence-based approach to solving social problems.

via “Evidence-based” Philanthropy Gone Wrong: The Myth of How Small Schools Failed – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy.

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