Why Should It Take a Pandemic to Bring out the Best in Philanthropy?

Autor(es) : Farhad Ebrahimi

Faster than usual, the philanthropic sector announced or advocated for some sort of suspension of “business as usual”. Much of what’s already been written has been good news for the folks who depend on philanthropy for financial resources: commitments to maintain current levels of grantmaking, indications of newly available funds, streamlined processes, newfound flexibility around reporting or evaluations, assurances of unrestricted or multi-year grants, and even offers to renegotiate existing grant agreements. The current moment appears to have brought out the best in many people. But it raises the question: Even under relatively normal circumstances, why anything less was accepted?

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