Don’t Feed the Zombies
Hal’s Blog- This heading sits on top of an article by Kevin Starr in the March 28 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review. Kevin leads the Mulago Foundation, and he is singing our Results1st song. I have worked with about 100 foundations—as large as the Gates Foundation and as small as $10 million in assets. My core theme is fundamental: shift from funding programs to investing in results. The first is the business of distributing money. The second is the business of securing the highest human gain for the dollars available. Zombies gets to that bedrock in a hurry.