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Strategic Philanthropy | Mar 20, 2006

In the non-profit sector, we are often asked questions about outlays and outcomes. Funding agencies, government,
the media and our partners demand to know what exactly we have achieved. Gone are the days when you could claim
to wipe the brows of the sick, feed the hungry and shelter the homeless. These are ‘band-aid’ solutions. The big donors have understood that there is not much future in sponsoring such activities.

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