As part of our mission to help donors execute thoughtful and effective philanthropy, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors creates publications on key trends and new ideas in philanthropy. Below, you’ll find links to several recent publications produced by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. If you are interested in receiving hard copies of any of the titles below, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Philanthropy Roadmap Series
Your Philanthropy Roadmap
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors' Your Philanthropy Roadmap is the first in a series of guides to engage and educate donors - notably new and emerging donors - in planning, implementing and sustaining effective philanthropy programs. Part of our Philanthropy Roadmap resources to support effective giving by donors worldwide, this guide sets up the framework for the topics in the series, as well as introduces the approach RPA has been using successfully for some time to guide donors along their philanthropic journey. For the complete Roadmap series, visit roadmap.rockpa.org.
Guides to Giving Well
Philanthropists Set Spending Deadlines
The Wall Street Journal
May 21, 2009
By Shelly Banjo
A growing number of philanthropists are adopting spending deadlines and sunset provisions to ensure urgent global needs are addressed in a timely way.
By granting the entirety of funds within a certain period of time, these charitable efforts are looking to have a bigger immediate impact than traditional foundations, which are typically set up to last forever and pay out roughly 5% of assets a year.
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