Does your nonprofit exist in ten years? Not because something bad happened, but because a lot of good has happened.
That’s exactly the plan of the Atlantic Philanthropies. The private foundation plans to plans to spend its remaining $4 billion endowment by 2017.
The Atlantic Philanthropies have made grants totaling more than $5 billion as of December 2009. Their online grant database gives people an interactive and innovative way to see the programs they fund.
It’s a thought provoking concept. What kind of goals would you be setting if they needed to be accomplished in 10 years? Where would you really focus? What would you stop doing? What would you start doing?