Interview: Marnie Webb on NetSquared's experience with public participation in grantmaking
Eric: Why not just have experts help develop ideas and directly fund them?
Marnie: There are many people — universities, foundations, private individuals — who find experts, give them resources to develop amazing and elegant solutions and fund them. That’s a model that has been around for a long time and, like any model, it has its strengths and weaknesses.
We wanted to do something different with NetSquared.