Philanthropy is a strange field in that very little is done to examine what “good” looks like. Unlike in business where there are common models for effective practice, philanthropists tend to make it up as they go along – how can you go wrong giving money to charity? Good or bad, you tend to get […]
About Jake Hayman
Jake is the CEO of Ten Years’ Time. He co-founded the firm, following four years working in New York with the foundation arm of the social-purpose business Peaceworks. Jake speaks regularly on panels and at conferences on the future of philanthropy and the need for more innovative grant-making.
He is also an UnLtd social enterprise award winner and has a certificate in Global Health from Imperial College, London. In 2014, he was voted one of London’s ‘Most Influential People’ and worked in 2015 as an e-tutor for the University of Cambridge on their Masters in Sustainability.
Jake is involved in a number of start ups and also co-founded the award-winning social enterprise, Future First, which builds alumni networks for over 10% of UK state schools and is expanding globally thanks to support from the Open Society Foundations.
Philanthropy is evolving. More and more business people are becoming active philanthropists and more and more people from business are moving into the non-profit sector. Frustrated by the perceived inefficiencies of the ‘traditional charity’, philanthropists are seeking to drive ‘value’ from their philanthropy. This approach, however, leads philanthropists to safe decisions, capped outcomes, and ensuing […]
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