Today’s "much more interventionist interpretation" of philanthropist's role: philanthro-preneurship, a word that spell check may never catch up to.
"[T]oday’s philanthropists have a much more interventionist interpretation of their role. They know that a cheque can only get you so far. In particular, the work of Bill and Melinda Gates has helped recalibrate what exactly philanthropy is – or can be – and how the philanthropist can bring their skills to bear in a more productive way than simply bestowing money on a problem. Welcome to the age of the 'philanthropreneur'. At the heart of 'philanthropreneurship' is the idea that the skills which enabled people to make their fortunes are often the ones required to solve apparently intractable problems." -- Rajesh Chandy, the Guardian