How philanthropists and impact investors can do more good – by giving up control

Participatory funding puts decision-making power into the hands of those most affected by the money. It's a massive shift, requiring deep humility – but it could provide the structural fix needed to the 'broken power dynamics' in philanthropy and impact investing, write Ben Wrobel and Meg Massey. The authors of a new book, 'Letting Go: How Philanthropists and Impact Investors Can Do More Good By Giving Up Control', on an emerging movement – and on some of the UK funders making way for local voices.