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Opinion

Time to talk payouts

29 March 2017
Charles Keidan

Foundation payouts – how much a foundation spends as a proportion of their assets each year – might sound obscure and esoteric but the reality is anything but that. In the United States and Australia, a minimum payout of 5 per cent is required by law, in Canada it’s 3.5 per cent, but in the United Kingdom and elsewhere foundations are free, within reason, to spend how much (or little) as they like. Over the last few …

Conference reports

Development work celebrated at the 2017 Bond Awards

27 March 2017
Alliance magazine

At the Bond Annual Conference on Monday 20 March, the Bond International Development Awards were presented. Hosted by BBC journalist Zeinab Badawi, the awards ‘celebrate the inspiring humanitarian and development work’ of the Bond network, made up of over 450 member organisations. Out of over 45 entries, awards were given across six different categories. Orbis UK received the Campaign Award for their Vision for Zambia campaign. Sponsored by The Donkey Sanctuary, the award ‘recognizes international development …

Conference reports

A kite flies higher in windy conditions – reflections on the Bond Conference

27 March 2017
Kathryn Murrell

‘Disruption is the only certainty at the moment’, said Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso, director of African Monitor. That sentiment certainly feels true …

Civil society: contested and under pressure?

27 March 2017
Alliance magazine

CIVICUS have published the findings of their report, Contested and under pressure: a snapshot of the enabling environment of civil society …

Opinion

Why racial equity? Why now?

24 March 2017
Keecha Harris

This article was originally posted on the Center for Effective Philanthropy, on 16 March 2017. The original article can be found here. …