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“The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong” by Dan Pallotta

Many people have a misconception about fundraising costs and charitable giving.  Too many donors ask to see the numbers on a charity’s overhead and how much of their donated dollar will be spent “on the ground” without also asking about the overall impact of an organization.  This thinking, among other myopic views about charity, is thoughtfully analyzed in the video below.  All nonprofit leaders, donors and potential donors, and anyone interested how social enterprise can really make a difference in America (and, indeed, across the globe) should watch this Ted Talk video:

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