What Makes Philanthropy Legitimate?

Professor Peter Frumkin speaking yesterday at Hebrew University’s International Conference on: “The Role of Philanthropy in the Formulation of Public Policy”:

The Foundation of Legitimacy Strategy

  • Funders want to be seen as legitimate.
  • Funders can’t be legitimate without being accountable.
  • Funders can’t be accountable without being effective.
  • Funders can’t be effective without a clear strategy.