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Why racial equity? Why now?

24 March 2017
Keecha Harris

This article was originally posted on the Center for Effective Philanthropy, on 1 December 2016. The original article can be found here. In my work with foundations on environmental issues and organizational change, a question I’ve heard with increased volume over the years is: “Why should we focus on racial equity now?” My response? We cannot afford not to focus on racial equity — politically, socially, economically, or environmentally. If we want our sector to be …

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Rita Thapa appointed as new chair of GFCF board

24 March 2017
Alliance magazine

The Global Fund for Community Foundations has appointed Rita Thapa as the new chair of its board. She will succeed Gerry Salole, chief executive of the European Foundation Centre, who has held the position since 2013. Rita is widely recognized for her groundbreaking work in founding Tewa, the Nepal Women’s Fund, and has over thirty-five years’ experience as a feminist educator, community activist, initiating and supporting institutions for women`s empowerment and for peace. Rita also founded and …

Opinion

Danish foundation steps up to fight climate change

23 March 2017
Jakob Thomsen

A climate frontrunner – the internationally-foucsed Danish KR Foundation – is taking the fight against global warming to a new …

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Community foundations’ growing popularity in rural Russia

21 March 2017
Halie Dalton

CAF Russia has completed a study, funded by the Global Fund for Community Foundations, on the phenomenon of community foundations …

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Why Kenyans give (or don’t)

20 March 2017
Halie Dalton

In a nationwide survey, Yetu conducted quantitative research in all 47 Kenyan counties in order to gain a greater understanding …