In this TED Talk, activist and fund-raiser Dan Pallotta analyzes the public’s attitudes toward charities. He illustrates the factors that place the nonprofit sector at a great disadvantage compared with the for-profit sector. Pallotta passionately delivers practical conclusions to transform thinking on charity and giving. getAbstract recommends his down-to-earth lecture to those interested in social innovation, charitable giving and social entrepreneurship.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the nonprofit sector does not work in its current form;
- How the public discriminates against the nonprofit sector; and
- Why charities should be judged for their accomplishments, not their overhead.
About the Speaker
Dan Pallotta is a fund-raiser and activist. He is president of Advertising for Humanity, an organization that helps foundations and philanthropists to enhance the growth potential of their chosen grantees.