"Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong"//this is a MUST watch if you have ever been involved with or support charities/NGOs

"Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong"//this is a MUST watch if you have ever been involved with or support charities/NGOs

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Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.

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TED Talk with Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong : Rethinking nonprofits : "When you prohibit failure, you kill innovation."

TED Talk with Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong : Rethinking nonprofits : "When you prohibit failure, you kill innovation."

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BASIC (Grades 9-11): This TED speaker argues that we must think about charity and non-profits in a different way. Do you agree with his idea, or do you think the current model is working well enough to continue in the future?

BASIC (Grades 9-11): This TED speaker argues that we must think about charity and non-profits in a different way. Do you agree with his idea, or do you think the current model is working well enough to continue in the future?

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Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World by Dan Pallotta.  Hardcover if possible.

Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World by Dan Pallotta. Hardcover if possible.

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"This is what happens when we confuse morality with frugality" Dan Pallotta on why we're all wrong about charities when we devalue "overhead" costs and deny the nonprofit sector what they need to enact real change.

"This is what happens when we confuse morality with frugality" Dan Pallotta on why we're all wrong about charities when we devalue "overhead" costs and deny the nonprofit sector what they need to enact real change.

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