Drawing from case studies and his experience at one of the world’s foremost change-making institutions, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Lowell Weiss, Founder of Cascade Philanthropy Advisors, engaged with participants on the Art and Science of Effective Giving in 3 Asian cities between 23rd and 27th October. The workshop explored innovative approaches to Philanthropy, outlined Principles and Practices of Effective Giving and helped participants develop the frameworks to think and act in new impactful ways for social good. The following materials were distributed as part of the workshop.Prereads:

  1. Donors Learn How to Be Effective by Seeing a Charity’s Real Challenges – Mark Kramer.  download link.
  2. We need better giving, not just more – New Philanthropy Capital.  download link.

Workshop handouts

  • Lowell’s workshop presentation slides. download link.
  • Donor Effectiveness Network (DEN) “Card Catalog” Contents. download link.