Recently named chair of the advisory firm, Ursula Burns has experienced first hand what it is like to be targeted by an insurgent, first at Xerox and more recently at Exxon Mobil.
Successful nonprofits need to be constantly looking for new funding opportunities. In recent years, venture philanthropy, a high engagement form of investing in nonprofits, has been on the rise.
Experts have rated venture philanthropy as the “fifth most promising trend” globally (45%). Venture philanthropy “ranks the highest in the United States (53%), where it comes in second.”
Support for social justice nonprofits has been growing in recent years. This is due to conversations sparked by current events and generational shifts in attitudes. Studies suggest this increased interest is here to stay, which is good news for organizations dedicated to achieving lasting systemic change.