There are many different ways to be a philanthropist and the syle of approach is personal to the individual. In recent years, the study and practice of philanthropy has grown rapidly and there is now a great deal of literature, and supporting professionals, which deal with various options. Here are a few of the different approaches available to philanthropists. Most philanthropists adopt one or even more of these approaches when giving in order to maximize impact.
It’s important for philanthropists to make deliberate, long-term commitments to causes and issues. This provides an opportunity to learn more about the issues you care about, and over time refine your giving to achieve maximum impact.