Copley Raff’s Giving Take: Beware of Charity Watchdog Groups and the Paradox of Shortsightedness


Excellent points about long-term revenue generation and the dangers of simple formulas to evaluate complex situations.  Many nonprofits of all shapes and sizes won’t invest in long-term revenue generation projects precisely b/c they are afraid of criticism in spending “too much” on fundraising.  Developing a way to measure true transparency and wise practices is difficult.  Wall Street analysts evaluating for-profit, public companies even have a difficult time and take things on a case-by-case basis.  If we discuss the definitions of prudent strategic action then we will be able to advance meaningful philanthropy around the globe.

Posted on August 27, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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