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The two most-read posts on the site in 2018 say a lot about where we are w/r/t/ pre-exit philanthropy as a new giving model. Click on the titles below to read (or re-read!) the posts.
Essentially, we’re in the startup phase, despite the fact that early versions of a pre-liquidity pledge spun up 20 years ago. Fundraisers and executives still need the fundamentals of the model. This pattern also highlights an opportunity to share better info on the economics of startups and the principles of entrepreneurial ecosystems with the Advancement community.
In this episode of The Philanthropy Podcast, Sean MacCready and I discuss many key aspects of pre-exit philanthropy. Sean is a thoughtful and curious conversationalist. Give his other eps a listen, too, they’re great!
Johns Hopkins has kicked off their new pre-exit philanthropy program with an interesting, curated event for entrepreneurs.
This report, available [link] for purchase from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, has a section dedicated to pre-exit philanthropy. I spoke with Drew Lindsay, senior editor at the Chronicle, to share my perspective on this topic.