Philanthropy Means Traversing Our Moral Imaginations

In his May Giving Compass blog post, our chief executive David Bonbright discusses the leaning into relationships and learning from them.

Philanthropy Means Traversing Our Moral Imaginations

In this series, I have made a case for a seismic shift in philanthropy away from attempting to fund pre-defined “outcomes” by controlling grantees. Rather, we want to lean into our relationships and learn from them. Our giving needs to come from this cultivation of trust, collaboration, and voice. This is philanthropy as mutuality.

As the sector re-examines its role under the floodlights of COVID-19, we arrive at debates about how to fix the broken systems exposed by the pandemic.. Continue reading…