The next model Big Bettor is funded largely by a single person or by a few individuals or foundations.
By contrast, Public Providers tap into existing government programs to provide funds for the services they offer.
Agency for International Development are both government funded, yet the type of funding they get, and the decision makers controlling the funding, are very different.
Before joining Bridgespan, Christiansen was a strategy consultant at the Monitor Group, working with pharmaceutical, biotech, and energy companies.
As a result, the nonprofit tries to build long-term relationships with people who have benefited from the service to provide supplemental support, hence the name Beneficiary Builder.
The next model Resource Recycler is supported largely by corporate funding.