A Conversation with Jaison Morgan of Common Pool

NCFP President and CEO Nick Tedesco recently interviewed Jaison Morgan, Managing Principal and CEO at Common Pool—a platform used to promote competition-based giving. Jai and Nick discussed the merits of and barriers to giving via competition and how the democratic nature of competition fits within the current call for a more equitable sector and society.


Interview Topics

About Jai and Common Pool

Why competition?

How does it work?

Transparency and fairness

MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change Initiative

Peer-to-peer review

Due diligence

Competitions for smaller prizes and pricing studies

Issues being funded

Equity, justice, and this moment

What’s next for Common Pool and the field