Organizations need money.
Funding needs to be more fluid.
Lives literally depend on it.
Organizations need money. Funding needs to be more fluid. Lives literally depend on it.
Funding Is Blocked
As a result, money does not flow easily to those who can improve lives and save lives.
Fundraising is time-intensive and too often distracts management from seizing new opportunities, achieving impact and generating profits.
Online platforms lack broad investor participation.
Many financial intermediaries have limited investor relationships or capital raising minimums.
Minority-owned and women-led businesses are underfunded by venture capitalists.
There is a common belief that investing in impact compromises financial return.
Because of the way in which most are taught about money — the way in which it is earned, preserved and passed on — does not lend itself to giving.
Too often, many give for tax deduction purposes only, which can hamper the largesse.
There is a common belief that much of the money given to charity goes to covering overhead and not enough to the cause.
There is a common belief that most non-profits are poorly managed and do not create impact.
Statistics show that we do not give much relative to our net worth; we hoard rather than we give, and pass along money for our descendants to do the same.
Money is held tightly in the hands of the few
Too often, the few are disconnected from their hearts and the world’s pressing problems, and their mindset says to preserve and increase their wealth instead of sharing it.