October 1, 2009
Providing the Capital Organizations Need to Run and Grow
According to Paul Brest's excellent book Money Well Spent, strategic philanthropists devise ways to solve problems and select grant recipients who can best carry out the approaches donors think will work best.
Another breed of donors is growing — people I refer to as tactical philanthropists.
While strategic philanthropists seek to solve social problems, tactical philanthropists are social investors.
Investors, in both the for-profit and the