COLIN M. MACLEOD, M.D.
Because of limited resources, philanthropic foundations usually have operated on the basis that their funds are catalytic or best used as "seed money." On the other hand, in recent times the dramatic success in increasing the world supply of food grains has resulted because foundations concentrated their fiscal and scientific resources. It is suggested in the current time of social crisis that a similar concentration of resources by foundations in the health field may be a more appropriate approach than the wider distribution of seed money.
MACLEOD CM. The Role of the Private Foundation. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:969–971. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-5-969
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