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Regulation is handicapping philanthropy’s work in Europe, say sector bodies

16 January 2018
Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan

European foundations are spending more than €60 billion annually, yet their contribution is being hindered by ‘discriminating’ regulations. That’s the …

News

JUST THREE DAYS TO GO for nominations for Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

16 January 2018
Alliance magazine

The closing date for nominations for the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is Friday 19 January, so just three days …

News

Local community organisations: support them or lose them, warns major UK funder

15 January 2018
Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan

Small community organisations, which provide vital services in local areas, risk closure without more support from philanthropy. That’s the view …

Opinion

Banging on the door – Women’s fight for a voice and space in civil society

15 January 2018
Tharanga Yakupitiyage

The space for civil society organizations is shrinking around the world, with particular impacts on women activists and human rights …

Analysis

Crowdfunding: What can philanthropists do to support it?

12 January 2018
India Development Review

Philanthropists and funding organisations grapple with various kinds of risks when considering grant making opportunities. Some are failure risks of theories …

Analysis

An odd couple on an unlikely rescue mission

11 January 2018
Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson

Three years ago, two Danes hatched an ambitious plan to make the world a better place. The world’s largest investors …

News

ONE WEEK MORE for nominations for Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

10 January 2018
Alliance magazine

The closing date for nominations for the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is Friday 19 January, so just nine days …

Opinion

Our key findings from five years of mapping human rights funding

9 January 2018
Anna Koob and Sarah Tansey

When a problem comes along, you must map it! At least, that’s how that’s how Human Rights Funding Network’s Executive Director …

Opinion

Why I made a film about philanthropy

8 January 2018
Salvatore Alaimo

I’ve done something unusual even for a philanthropy scholar and practitioner. Over the last decade I’ve produced a feature length …

Opinion

Blockchain – a threat to existing philanthropy?

5 January 2018
Tamryn Stowell

Blockchain as term has entered mainstream conversation but often with little knowledge of its application and implications. The Charities Aid …

Opinion

Transparency and philanthropy – an oxymoron in India? Not anymore.

4 January 2018
Sumitra Mishra and Chandrika Sahai

India has traditionally been a philanthropic culture with giving ingrained in all of its major religions, a part of everyday …

Opinion

Donor advised funds – the most efficient way to channel funds for social good

3 January 2018
Evita Zanuso and Karen Ng

Donor advised funds (DAFs) are a growing segment of philanthropy. On the other side of the Atlantic, DAFs have been …