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Innovation in philanthropy – What new skills are needed to meet these new challenges

9 June 2016
Dharmendra Kanani

Don’t do this while you read this but bear with me: Promise to close your eyes – behave like you’re in a school class and act on this instruction – peer pressure is so immense that by closing your eyes it will give you a sense of self and independence of mind. Now do you feel you are always right in a meeting? Do you like control?  Want system change? Want to stand out? If …

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EFC AGA 2016: Our new global language: The SDGs in Europe and around the world

31 May 2016
Natalie Ross

In Amsterdam, a capacity filled session during the European Foundation Centre conference explored how philanthropy can strategically engage in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It’s clear that philanthropy has the potential to engage in implementation of the SDGs. The SDG Philanthropy Platform was established as a global network for philanthropy supporting the goals. And this week, data analysis by the Foundation Center showed conservative estimates that philanthropy will invest $364 Billion in the SDGs by …

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EFC AGA 2016: European philanthropy urged to ‘shift the paradigm’ in support for refugees

31 May 2016
Charles Keidan

European philanthropy has issued an urgent call for foundations, civil society and government to provide more strategic support for refugees …

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EFC AGA 2016: European Foundation Centre report on the shrinking space for civil society

31 May 2016
Alliance magazine

The European Foundation Centre has published a collection of opinion pieces from philanthropy leaders working across the world on how …

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EFC AGA 2016: How do we reconcile all of humanity’s demands on the land?

31 May 2016
Thomas Legge

How do we reconcile all of humanity’s demands on the land? This was the topic of a breakout session at …