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Fundraising from new age philanthropists

27 April 2017
India Development Review

A new breed of philanthropists is emerging – do you have what it takes to engage with them successfully? Here’s a four-step guide to help you fundraise effectively from these up-and-coming donors. Noun: A new breed of funders passionate about solving social problems and keen to bring their business acumen, skills and funds to high impact non-profit organisations. Characteristics: ambitious, curious, a problem-solver and likely to be personally involved in their philanthropy. In the pursuit …


From Alpha to Omega: Choices and challenges of limited life philanthropy

21 April 2017
Joanne Florino

With the support of the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, The Center for Effective Philanthropy‘s new research report on limited life foundations outlined nine areas of interest, giving far more attention to the ‘how’ than the ‘why’, which is consistent with my own experience with this topic. As I continue to write and speak on the limited life approach, I have noted that a number of foundation managers and grantees alike are more intrigued with the …


Finding the silver lining: philanthropy and women’s empowerment

19 April 2017
Clare Wilkins

Recent news stories may make it seem like a challenging time for anyone working to help women.  In Britain, austerity …


Reflections on the first ‘How to do good’ conference stopover in France

18 April 2017
Charles Sellen

‘How to do Good – Essays on Building a Better World’ is a recently published book that gathers testimonials from …


What lessons can human rights funders learn from the Ebola outbreak?

17 April 2017

It’s been over a year since the WHO officially declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the …