The Effective Philanthropy Lab

Tools & Prototypes

Tool Design and Development

an illustration of three figures sketching out ideas on a white boardA core function of the Lab is to use what is learned from the research to design, develop, and prototype resources that help HNW donors – and the intermediaries who support them – increase the effectiveness of their giving. All tools designed by EPL will eventually be available through a Creative Commons license. Until then, you can find a selection of some of our completed tools below.

 

 

 

 

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Online, interactive strategic philanthropy course

An online course by Professor Paul Brest that teaches the essentials of nonprofit and philanthropy strategy. At the end of the course you will have a strong foundational understanding of philanthropic planning and evaluation.

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Giving Compass online platform of curated tools for HNW donors

EPL led the research that resulted in the Giving Compass, an accessible online resource for high net worth donors who are seeking materials on effective philanthropy.

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Millennial giving calculator

The calculator was designed for millennials to calculate their annual giving contribution as a percentage of their disposable income.

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