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Sarah Sabatke

Sarah Sabatke and Charles Keidan 24 July 2017

New report sheds light on age gap, lack of diversity in US philanthropic sector

An in-depth report published by the Council on Foundations, the US association of philanthropic organizations, highlights ongoing discrepancies across age and background within grantmaking organizations. The 2016 Full Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report, published this …

Analysis Sarah Sabatke 11 July 2017

Alliance Breakfast Club – #Courage4Solidarity

The most recent Alliance breakfast club, held at CCLA’s Senator House in London, discussed philanthropy and solidarity, as presented in the June issue of the magazine, guest edited by King Baudouin Foundation’s Stefan Schäfers. Alliance …

Sarah Sabatke 27 June 2017

African philanthropy gaining momentum, new report suggests

Philanthropic activity in Africa is gaining momentum according to the 2017 Wealth Report, sponsored by real estate business Knight Frank. The report, fully titled ‘The Wealth Report: The global perspective on prime property and investment,’ …

Amanda Aguilar and Sarah Sabatke 23 June 2017

US foundations are changing in response to Trump administration, CEP finds

The philanthropy research and consultancy organization, Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), has released a report showing that, of the US foundation CEOs who responded to their survey, almost three quarters have changed or are planning …

Sarah Sabatke 22 June 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos turns to Twitter for philanthropic advice

Jeff Bezos, tech mogul and founder of Amazon, is quickly on his way to becoming the wealthiest person in the world. With a fortune of over $84 billion, it seems natural that he would explore …

Sarah Sabatke and Charles Keidan 21 June 2017

Germany’s Felix Oldenburg appointed chair of European donor network

The new chair of the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) will be Felix Oldenburg, secretary general of the German Association of Foundations. Oldenburg takes over from Spanish foundation association chief, Rosa Gallego, who …

Sarah Sabatke 2 June 2017

Three philanthropic organizations partner to hold durable development conference in Nairobi

The Kenya Community Development Foundation’s (KCDF) 20th anniversary conference will be held on 22-23 June at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, focusing on the theme of ‘Durable Development: Shifting the Power – Building Community …

Sarah Sabatke 2 June 2017

New report from CASS Business School highlights shift towards social investment

Charities are shifting their funding models from donations to borrowing and social investment, according to new research from City University London’s Cass Business School. The CASS CCE research report, titled ‘Social investment as a new …