Co-sponsored by Hudson Institute's Bradley Center
January 20, 2010
by Bradley Center
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Tactical Philanthropy Forum: Unconstrained Philanthropy
January 20, 2010 - 6:00 to 10:00 PM
The Foundation Center - 312 Sutter Street
2nd Floor Conference Room - San Francisco, CA
This event was broadcast LIVE online! The video is archived, and can be accessed via the Tactical Philanthropy web site at the link below:
On January 20, 2010, Hudson Institute’s Bradley Center and Tactical Philanthropy Advisors hosted a debate on the role of donors and foundations in the complex social sector. Should donors and funders see their role as “constrained” – limited to correcting and optimizing existing social systems – or “unconstrained” – an opportunity to strive to fix the root cause of social problems and remake the social fabric? What are the tradeoffs between focusing on tangible community issues versus tackling systematic interventions?
This special Tactical Philanthropy Forum was held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Foundation Center’s 2nd floor conference room at 312 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA. The discussion was moderated by organizer and co-host SEAN STANNARD-STOCKTON, CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors as well as author of the Tactical Philanthropy blog and columnist for The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The panel featured Bradley Center Director WILLIAM SCHAMBRA, BILL SOMERVILLE of the Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, and PAUL SHOEMAKER of Social Venture Partners.
Transcript Information, Further Information
This transcript was prepared from an audio recording and edited by Krista Shaffer. To request further information on this event or Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, visit http://www.tacticalphilanthropy.com/. To find out more about Hudson Institute’s Bradley Center, please visit http://pcr.hudson.org or contact Kristen at (202) 974-2424 or Kmcintyre@hudson.org.
Hudson Institute's Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal aims to explore the usually unexamined intellectual assumptions underlying the grantmaking practices of America’s foundations and provide practical advice and guidance to grantmakers who seek to support smaller, grassroots institutions in the name of civic renewal.
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