Summary of The Way We Think About Charity Is Dead Wrong
Activist Dan Pallotta uncovers the double standards that drive our flawed perception of charities.
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
- 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.
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