Get your hands dirty for more effective philanthropy

Over the last 10 years, Pilotlight has helped over 800 business leaders give their time to help 300 charities reach more people more effectively. Chief executive Fiona Halton talks to Alliance magazine about the lessons to be learnt from this community of philanthropists.

So, what are the key lessons we have learnt about effective philanthropy? Four in particular stand out: the philanthropist, as well as the charity, longs to develop their skills; philanthropists need to be clear about the difference they will make; and their giving needs to be effectively managed to achieve this difference. Finally, philanthropists help everyone by speaking out about their giving.

Read the full article at Alliance.