A move towards collaboration by funders has led to a rise in networks. In a new paper from Aleron, a social impact consulting firm, and Sinzer, that offers software for measuring impact, the benefit of networks and how to measure their impact is under focus
We define philanthropy as the giving of resources in an engaged and strategic way for maximum impact and in a tax efficient manner. It can include the giving of money, assets, time, talent, voice and one’s social capital. We believe in the power of philanthropy as a great social connector and the source of many great opportunities.