6 Mistakes Philanthropists Make During A Crisis (And What They Can Do Instead)
Crises bring massive social, health and economic uncertainties, along with challenges and hardships. They also unleash unprecedented philanthropic leadership and opportunities for transformational social change. As a global philanthropy advisor for over 20 years, I see the unique position my clients are in to help their communities achieve transformational social change. Being an effective philanthropist requires letting go of what I call “delusional altruism”—all those ways of thinking and behaving that get in the way of forward momentum. Unfortunately, during times of uncertainty, many of these pitfalls become our defaults. So, regardless of what we are facing—a pandemic, natural disaster, cybersecurity attack, or something else—check out the report for six common mistakes philanthropists make during a crisis, and what they can do differently.
Source: Kris Putnam-Walkerly