On Time, Value & Philanthropy: Notes from an Informal Discussion at the Atlantic Philanthropies, May 2016

Some people believe that philanthropy produces more value when it operates under a deadline. But testing that proposition is a lot harder than it sounds. A May 2016 convening of foundation leaders at Atlantic Philanthropies explored this question in depth. The attached paper outlines their discussion and introduces mathematical formulas that model spend-down scenarios.

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