Strategic Time Horizons in Philanthropy
Strategic time horizons are increasingly becoming the subject of thoughtful discussions within philanthropic organizations, causing a shift away from in-perpetuity models as the default approach. Driven by our mission to help donors around the world create thoughtful and effective philanthropy, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors is exploring how these decisions are being made, and how they impact the overall approach and operations of donors and their institutions.
Guidance and Case Studies
Based on years of experience and engagement with funders around the world on the topic of strategic time horizons, RPA’s guides and case studies provide an overview and practical considerations for philanthropies seeking to be more intentional about their time horizons in giving. Resources include:
- Key Trends and Considerations: Strategic Time Horizons in Philanthropy Volume I
- Strategy in Action: Strategy Time Horizons in Philanthropy Volume II
- In Their Own Words: Foundation Stories and Perspectives on Time-Limited Philanthropy
- Strategic Time Horizons in Philanthropy: A Conversation on Foundation Perspectives and Experiences featuring the Edward W. Hazen Foundation and the Skillman Foundation (February 2021 webinar)