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Caroline Hartnell 21 February 2017

Giving in the Arab region: from ‘giving for God’ to ‘giving for good’

This blog is the last 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 …

Caroline Hartnell 20 February 2017

The rise of middle-class giving in India

This blog is the third 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 …

Caroline Hartnell 18 February 2017

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

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 …

News Maria Chertok, Caroline Hartnell and Jenny Hodgson 15 November 2016

South Africa’s Bhekinkosi Moyo wins fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

It is with great pleasure and pride that we can now announce the winner of the fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize: Bhekinkosi Moyo, executive director of the Southern Africa Trust and chair of the Africa …

Special feature Caroline Hartnell 1 September 2015 For Subscribers

Individual, family and corporate philanthropy: common trends

Individual, family and corporate philanthropy are often seen as three distinct types of philanthropy, with different motivations for giving. But how different are they in their actual approach to giving? How differently do they address …

Interview Caroline Hartnell 1 September 2015

Interview with Hilary Pennington

There are changes afoot at the Ford Foundation with a new philanthropy programme. Darren Walker, Ford Foundation president, announced a new focus on inequality and a commitment to provide more general operating support, in a …

Interview Caroline Hartnell 1 September 2015

Interview with Doug Miller

Ten years ago Doug Miller and four of his private equity industry colleagues founded the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) to stimulate the growth of venture philanthropy in Europe. Three years ago, he created the …

Interview 2 Caroline Hartnell 3 August 2015

Interview with Ellen Dorsey of the Wallace Global Fund

The Wallace Global Fund has been spearheading the burgeoning divest-invest philanthropy movement, which encourages foundations to divest from fossil fuels assets and invest instead in renewables. Executive director Ellen Dorsey is more optimistic than she …

Interview Caroline Hartnell 1 July 2015

Interview with Sergio Urbani of the Cariplo Foundation

The untimely death of Pier Mario Vello has brought Sergio Urbani to the head of Italy’s Cariplo Foundation. While he has no intention of trying to fill the very considerable shoes of his illustrious predecessor, …

Special feature 1 Caroline Hartnell 1 June 2015

From best practice to common practice: interview with Kathy Reich

Early in 2014, seven foundations came together to create the Fund for Shared Insight. Nine months later, the fund has awarded its first grants – remarkable progress considering the pace at which philanthropic collaboration usually …