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Strategic Philanthropy and the Risk of Certainty

“Strategic philanthropy seems to have evolved to a point where we have many certaintists and not enough meaning seekers,” writes Fay Twersky in this Stanford Social Innovation Review blog post, evoking the religious community of her childhood as a comparison. “The risk of certainty is that rules and processes can take on a life of their own, and we can then cease to seek meaning through their use.”

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