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Funding Sustainability: How competition is sinking environmental and social advocacy organizations

I recently did some writing for a client about how non-profit organizations fail to achieve sweeping societal and environmental change because they are structurally embedded in systems that operate very inefficiently, systems that perpetuate the cultural “software” of competition. The title of this blog posting captures two areas where that software fails to produce sustainable outcomes: in funding sustainability efforts, and in what I call fellowship, or organizational collaboration, which I’ll explain below.
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