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Foundations and the SDGs: the ‘conspicuous absentees’ speak out

16 March 2015
Andrew Milner and Caroline Hartnell

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Why do dictators lock up the poets first?

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Weighing the imagination?

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From the edge to the middle

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Is access to art a human right?


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Interim president Julia Stasch chosen to lead MacArthur Foundation

26 March 2015
Alliance magazine

On 11 March it was announced that Julia M Stasch, who has served as interim president for the past eight months, has been chosen as the next president of the …

Multi-stakeholder partnership and the SDGs: reflections on a UN special event

25 March 2015
Donita Volkwijn and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

A few months ago I began working on a project with my colleagues at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) to engage the philanthropy sector in the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable …

Can women save the planet? A new report shows the way

24 March 2015
Caroline Hartnell

Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) executive director Terry Odendahl believes women will save the planet – but not without equal rights and in concert with men. But we haven’t got much …


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Transitions: an opportunity like no other

feature Mark Freeman, Barbara Ibrahim and Hilary Pennington 1 December 2014

Following the January 2011 revolt in Tunisia against the regime of President Ben Ali, the country’s transition leaders adopted an open-door approach to foreign aid. An avalanche of mostly uncoordinated …

The inspiration for First Book came from the experience of volunteering at a soup kitchen

The trouble with transformation creep

opinion Michele Fugiel Gartner and Daniel Overall 1 December 2014

The mantra for transformative change has become ubiquitous. After all, who would opt for treating symptoms, often derisively labelled as applying band-aids, rather than striving for a cure? While the …

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Leading your horse to water: is innovation enough?

article Andrew Milner and Caroline Hartnell 18 November 2014

New Philanthropy Capital’s (NPC) new report, 10 Innovations in Global Philanthropy, aims, say its authors, to bring more money into philanthropy and to see it spent more effectively. As its …