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Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Nonprofit media mastermind Beth Kanter asks, “What if a funder got real-time input from its grantees and other partners to develop its investment strategy?” She offers “Design Thinking”, a set of principles that includes—empathy with users, a discipline of prototyping, and tolerance for failure, as a tool to improve a foundation’s investment strategy.

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