What will it take to solve the world’s most difficult challenges? The demands of fundraising often hamstring social entrepreneurs poised to dismantle unjust systems. Most grants are too small, too short, and too restrictive to achieve the kind of change funders actually hope to see. What happens when funders, large and small, combine funds—and forces—to advance systems change initiatives? Can alliances of the wealthy avoid reinforcing existing power structures while effectively addressing large-scale injustice?
Rebecca Onie, Co-Founder & CEO Emerita, Health Leads
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Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders, and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School to exchange ideas, solutions, and information. The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.