The Road to Venturesome: A Guide to the Habits of More Engaged Donors

Theme:
Strategic Philanthropy
Strategic Philanthropy

In this piece, Joe Breiteneicher advocates for an entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy, offering “a brief framework of ideas and concepts that seek to explain the place we believe philanthropy can and should occupy in our society.” In Joe’s words, it is “a distillation of the philosophical underpinnings and work habits of people who treat their giving with the seriousness, creative energy and discipline that they put into their other investment endeavors.” It serves as an exploration and acknowledgement of promising trends and values demonstrated by the emerging “venturesome donor.”