Tagged wealth disparity
Dr. King, the isolated wealthy, and the future of philanthropy
I worry about the impact of this social isolation on philanthropy. Obviously, not all of those with great wealth have turned a blind eye to the poor — the Gates come to mind. But as a profession, we need to be at the leading edge of a sector wide dialogue about how to help the isolated affluent discover and fund the other extraordinary and deserving nonprofit institutions — those that serve another segment of people who also deserve great education, great art, food on the table and a place to call home.