Change Agent Unconventional Charity: Water aims to raise $2 billion for clean water

Scott Harrison, the founder of Charity: Water, takes an unconventional approach to bringing clean water to millions of people. Among his ideas: Put 100 percent of donations directly into projects – and look to entrepreneurs, not other charities, for great ideas.

By , The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Scott Harrison, who founded Charity: Water, has been seeking a director of development for two years. But every applicant fails to meet his ambitious plans, he told the Association of Fundraising Professionals annual meeting on Sunday [April 1].