Research Initiatives: Reich, Bernholz
Philanthropy, Policy and Technology Project
Rob Reich, Associate Professor of Political Science
Lucy Bernholz, Visiting Scholar, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Examining the 21st Century, technology-driven innovations in philanthropy and civil society with an eye toward updating the 20th Century public policy framework that structures the nonprofit sector. A high-level and cross-disciplinary mapping of the new “impact economy,” which brings social investing and for-profit companies that produce social returns into the established realm of nonprofit organizations. The changing landscape pits 21st century enterprises against 20th century public policy and regulatory frameworks.