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Interview with Bill Drayton

19 May 2015
Caroline Hartnell

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Interview with Laurence Lien

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Why do dictators lock up the poets first?

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Is access to art a human right?

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Harnessing the voice of Global South philanthropists: interview with Firoz Ladak


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EFC conference 2015: what role for community philanthropy in disasters and emergencies?

26 May 2015
Caroline Hartnell

Tewa, a women’s fund in Nepal, found itself on the front line when the recent massive earthquakes hit the country, said Jenny Hodgson, executive director of the Global Fund for …

Borrowing is the New Innovation

25 May 2015
Christian Gahrmann

Though not officially on the agenda, there was one message popping up in many sessions and speeches on the 26th EFC Annual Conference in Milan: “Borrowing is the new innovation!” …

Divest-Invest: Modelling the energy transition with our investments

25 May 2015
Paula Park

Foundations’ fossil fuel divestments will neither stop the advancement of traditional energy production, nor ensure that a groups’ portfolio is ethical. That’s the view of Haki Abazi, head of programs …


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Interview with Ridgway White

interview Caroline Hartnell 2 February 2015

At the start of this year, Ridgway White became fourth president of the Mott Foundation, taking over in that role from his father, Bill White, who nevertheless remains actively involved …

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Should we be afraid?

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At the end of last October, David Callahan, editor of the Inside Philanthropy blog, posted his five ‘scariest’ trends in philanthropy. Callahan’s ‘trends’ all relate to philanthropy in the US. …

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Interview with Christian Jacobs

interview Christian Jacobs 5 January 2015

Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, Klaus Jacobs, the founder of many leading global companies such as Jacobs Suchard, Adecco and Barry Callebaut, established, together with his family, the Jacobs Foundation …