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Opinion

Giving in Brazil: a philanthropy boom is not yet benefiting NGOs

19 February 2017
Andrew Milner

This blog is the second in a series of four drawing on the initial findings of a new study of philanthropy initiated by the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. These will be published in the run-up to next week’s WINGS Forum in Mexico City, where Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace will be hosting a breakfast session on the study. For more information about the study see yesterday’s blog, which focuses …

Opinion

Giving in Russia: it’s not only about the big money

18 February 2017
Caroline Hartnell

What role is philanthropy playing in society? And what role could it play in the future? These are the two questions in the spotlight for a new study of philanthropy initiated by the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace. The study is focusing particularly on countries where philanthropy is culturally rooted but not well documented and often less institutionalized, mainly in emerging market countries, starting with studies of India, Brazil, Russia and …

Opinion

Breaking down the barrier between philanthropy and commerce

17 February 2017
Barnaby Wiener

When we set up Treebeard Trust in 2011, we adopted the traditional foundation model: invest the assets for financial return …

News

Rogier van der Weerd appointed as Adessium Foundation’s next managing director

17 February 2017
Alliance magazine

The Netherlands based Adessium Foundation has appointed Rogier van der Weerd as managing director, beginning 1 March 2017. Rogier will …

Opinion

Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter – Dear Warren

16 February 2017
Alliance magazine

Following the ten-year anniversary of Warren Buffett’s substantial donation to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Gates have dedicated …