The Effective Institutions Project is a philanthropic advisory and research organization that invests in societal leadership to address global challenges

Institutions exercise great power over our lives, both today and far into the future.

Yet on issues from COVID to climate change, our leaders too often misjudge risks, make choices based on political expediency, and fail to imagine wiser alternatives when it counts the most.

We need our institutions to do better.

Our lives may literally depend on it.

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