A Golden Age Of Philanthropy: 2013 Forbes Philanthropy Issue
When Forbes rolled out its inaugural Philanthropy issue last fall, it provoked an unexpected reaction. Yes, there were plenty of compliments, and constructive criticism, too, but the overwhelming sentiment boiled down to this: Please keep the conversation going. Forbes centered this year’s issue on solutions for extreme poverty, from America to Africa. While that’s a noble goal worth focusing on, it’s also a prism to view the larger scope of philanthropy, whatever your interest. There are lessons here for anyone who believes in market-based, permanent answers to large-scale problems.