Can Nonprofits Really Change the World?

“The things we’ve been taught to think about giving, and about charity and about the nonprofit sector are actually undermining the causes we love and our profound yearning to change the world.”

Can nonprofits really change the world? Or are businesses becoming responsible for doing charity work?

According to Dan Pallotta, the problems nonprofits are tackling are large and the way we approach them keeps them small.

Check out the TEDTalk below to learn why Dan Pallotta believes the way Americans think about nonprofits is completely wrong:

Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong [TED]