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The Summit: weaving a new, multi-coloured fabric for development

18 January 2017
Jenny Hodgson

It’s hard to believe that six weeks have passed since almost 400 of us from over 60 countries gathered in Johannesburg – in the heat of the South African summer – for the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy. At the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) we are still digesting what came out of the Summit and how we can build the momentum it created, but we are also eager to hear from you. You’ll …


Bond report offers new insight to development funders

12 January 2017
Kathryn Murrell

A new report published by international development charity Bond offers insights from key players within the British philanthropic space working on international development. ‘The future of funding’ report highlights the various ways funders can support Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the so-called ‘Global South’. Earlier in 2016, Bond, with Baring Foundation, Big Lottery Fund and Comic Relief and Stars Foundation, hosted the Future Funding Forum, which brought together ideas on producing sustainable solutions to the financial …


Council on Foundations announce the 2017 Career Pathways participants

11 January 2017
Alliance magazine

The Council on Foundations has announced the 24 philanthropic leaders who will participate in its fourth Career Pathways Programme. The …


Did you know Russia is in the South? (The Global South, that is…)

11 January 2017
Maria Chertok

I am so excited that finally someone nailed this Global South expression! I always do my best to avoid using …


The three circles of philanthropy – Taking a tiered approach to achieving the SDGs

10 January 2017
Bathylle Missika

People around the world have little faith in the ability of just governments to deliver on the promise of the …