‘Investment’ Archive

Issue of Hybridization between Philanthropy and Investment June 28, 2012 No Comments

Another approach by David Bornstein to the issue of hybridization between philanthropy and investment from my recent post Philanthropy and Investment: The Distinctions Begin to Blur. Related: “For Ambitious Nonprofits, Capital to Grow” by David Bornstein at NYTimes.com

Philanthropy and Investment: The Distinctions Begin to Blur June 12, 2012 2 Comments

I grew up believing that ‘philanthropy’ and ‘investment’ were two distinct things and not to be confused. They both serve the public, but in different ways; investment in business by [hopefully] producing worthy products at enough profit to make a good living for employees, executives, and entrepreneurs. [Milton Friedman is wrong; “maximizing shareholder value” is […]