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June 16, 2013

Grant Makers Open Up About Failed Projects in Hopes Others Can Learn From Them


The Case Foundation’s Be Fearless campaign aims to encourage risk taking and remove the stigma from the occasional failure in the pursuit of innovation.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation spent more than $1-billion to tackle a big challenge: improving the care of people with chronic illnesses.

Over the course of 30 years and thousands of grants, the foundation saw glimmers of success.

But the...

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