Philanthropy and systems approaches are an obvious coupling but the future of their relationship remains far from clearThis special feature explores a growing aspiration in philanthropy to achieve system-level change. It looks at the potential and pitfalls by profiling a number of approaches adopted by different foundations.Where to begin? This is a perennial question when working with systems. If everything is interconnected, there is rarely an obvious point from which to start. So I will kick off with my own journey, if only because while exploring systems I have learned that micro-level characteristics often have strong macro-level parallels.
Alliance Issue: Systems Change, March 2019, Volume 24 , Number 1