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Risk, legitimacy & philanthropy insights 2019

Location: Funders Node
Published Date: 21 October 2019

In 2018, we explored the roles, and associated risks, for foundations in systems change. In our second of three Funders Node retreats this year, we brought together a group of senior leaders in foundations from around the world to dive deeper into the culture of risk in philanthropy. 

This 2-page document covers some of the main insights from the retreat including: 

  • What do we mean by risk?

  • How do foundations currently frame risk in their organisations?

  • Which risks are truly felt by foundations?

[Download the full report here] 

This retreat was made possible with the generous support of the McConnell Foundation, and their partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, the BMW Foundation, the Breuninger Foundation, and Community Foundations of Canada.