Adaptive philanthropy: Flexible giving to maximize results

Thursday, December 12, 2013, 12:30 PM until 02:00 PM EST
90 minutes
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Who should attend

Individual donors and family foundation CEOs, boards, and advisors with an interest in the practice of adaptive philanthropy.


Most families engaged in shared philanthropy aspire to change the world—that’s why you commit your time, energy, and focus to this important work. But many families don’t feel they have appropriate behaviors and tools to maximize the impact of their giving – situations change rapidly, and new challenges are always on the horizon. Adaptive philanthropy requires a wholesale shift in thinking and doing.

Adaptive philanthropists seek to stay true to a strategic direction while remaining aware of their external environments, flexibly responding to uncertain economic and political situations, measuring results, and adapting their philanthropy based on the latest available data. Join us for this exciting conversation with representatives from the Bridgespan Group based in part on their new research initiative on adaptive philanthropy with Stanford Social Innovation Review, as well as on the experiences of family foundation leaders that have embraced the adaptive philanthropy approach.

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What participants said:

Excellent, candid insights offered by peer practitioners who are exploring important ways of thinking differently about our work.


Great advice on how to talk about "new ways" with more traditional family members

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