Simplicity On The Other Side Of Complexity

April 30, 2012 | Posted by Michael C. Phillip in

Non-profits are in a tough position. They’ll always be Sisyphus struggling to push the boulder of financial sustainability up a hill, only to have it roll back down again sometime near the end of the calendar year. The inherent instability of their business model (voluntary contributions from others) obliges year-end pleas to donors to ensure the organization will be around for another year.... Read More


Do Non-Profits Value Donors...Really?

April 24, 2012 | Posted by Michael C. Phillip in

We can’t create practical solutions to reforming philanthropy without first diagnosing the problem. The problem, as I’ve mentioned, is the lack of integration of philanthropy in our lives. Remember, we are trying to get at the why of our disinterest in order to discern what needs to be done. Let’s begin by taking a look at how the typical non-profit views the donor. Non-profits are simply... Read More


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