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Why communities must drive social change

29 September 2016
Ferdi Hepworth

As I sat at the Philanthropy Australia conference last week, soaking up the inspiration, a memory kept popping into my head. I was introduced to the concept of social enterprise in 1993, care of my eccentric mother. Having decided that we needed some education in the school of life, she packed up the three kids for a three-month tour of Nepal and India. We spent one month in Kathmandu, Nepal, and “holiday-adopted” a young street child who we will …

News

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors announce head of new London office

29 September 2016
Alliance magazine

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) yesterday announced that Donzelina Barroso, in her new role of Director of Global Philanthropy, will launch their new London office in early 2017. Barroso has more than a decade of experience in international grantmaking and project management at RPA, including work in education, arts, health, human services, poverty alleviation and environmental issues. She has designed and implemented educational funding for disadvantaged communities, helped develop an arts center, and created policies, programs and …

News

British foundation giving edges towards £3 billion

28 September 2016
Alliance magazine

British foundations’ grant-making increased to a record £2.7 billion according to Foundation Giving Trends 2016, a report published today by …

Opinion

Foundations must embrace the spirit of transparency

28 September 2016
Cathy Pharoah

Foundations today live in a climate of increased public distrust and increased scrutiny of major social and political agencies, and …

Conference reports

Collaboration – one of the fastest moving trends in philanthropy

27 September 2016
Sandra Jacobs

Last week I attended the 2016 Philanthropy Australia conference in Sydney, alongside over 600 Australian and international philanthropists and leaders …