An interactive discussion between two grantmaker/grantseeker pairs as they reflect on the ways that the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their relationships. We discuss how grantmakers’ philanthropic practices have changed — from the start of the pandemic to the current day — and what’s to come. In particular, we focus on what lessons we’ve learned in the past year and what practices instituted as a result of Covid we may want to make permanent.
5 Ways MacKenzie Scott’s $8.5 Billion Commitment To Social And Economic Justice Is A Model For Other Donors
A scholar of philanthropy explains how mega-donor MacKenzie Scott is modeling five best practices for social change giving: Don’t attach strings; Champion representation; Act first, talk later; Don’t obsess about scale; Leverage more than money.