Philanthropy Innovation Summit

Philanthropy Innovation Summit 2017 Learnings

Individual and family philanthropists engage with global leaders to leverage Stanford PACS research for catalyzing effective philanthropy, and taking away actionable ideas, best practices, and new strategies with which to amplify ones impact as a philanthropist.

The 2017 Philanthropy Innovation Summit brought together the intellectual resources of Stanford’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society with peers and experts including Paul Allen, Laura Arnold, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Matt Bannick, Lucy Bernholz, Paul Brest, Cecilia Conrad, Reed Hastings, Alex Karp, Larry Kramer, Kaitlyn Krieger, Johanna Mair, Rob Reich, Christian Seelos, Marc Tessier-Lavinge, Cari Tuna, Jeff Raikes, Darren Walker, and others!

Featured content including videos and written reflections from attendees are available for viewing and downloading, and made available through the philanthropic support provided by sponsors and partners.

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Reports and articles

Research Paper

Universal Basic Income: Safety Net 2.0

By Juliana Bidadanure


Innovating Philanthropy

By Kathleen Kelly Janus


Globalizing Philanthropy

By Eric Nee

Research Paper

Effective Altruism: Doing the Most Good

By Hilary Cohen and Rob Reich

Research Paper

Designing for Strategic Philanthropy

By Paul Brest and Nadia Roumani

Research Paper

Can Philanthropy Help Protect Democracy?

By Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

Cultivating the Next Generation of Givers

By Kim Laughton

Research Paper

Beyond Funding: Leveraging Your Full Philanthropic Toolkit

By Anne Marie Burgoyne and Will Fowler