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Why Kenyans give (or don’t)

Halie Dalton 20 March 2017

In a nationwide survey, Yetu conducted quantitative research in all 47 Kenyan counties in order to gain a greater understanding of philanthropic behaviour among Kenyans. Yetu, an organisation dedicated to building a better future in …

New donation platform for more effective giving

Halie Dalton 16 March 2017

Effective altruists have created a new donation platform through which donors are able to maximise the effectiveness of their donations. This platform operates under the growing movement for effective altruism movement, a systematic approach to …

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

Caroline Hartnell 21 February 2017

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 …

The rise of middle-class giving in India

3 Caroline Hartnell 20 February 2017

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 …

Giving in Brazil: a philanthropy boom is not yet benefiting NGOs

Andrew Milner 19 February 2017

This blog is the second 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 …

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

Caroline Hartnell 18 February 2017

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 …

Crowdfunding: a powerful but underused tool

Michelle Wright 6 October 2016

Crowdfunding is a tool that gives fundraising power back to the people, even with seemingly niche campaigns. The most popular platforms can have a huge leverage; Kickstarter alone reportedly raises $500 million annually. But a …

UK crowdfunding site provides new twist on philanthropy for social change

1 Alliance magazine 7 June 2016

An online platform in the UK is using mass ‘democratic’ philanthropy to provide access to justice and offering the possibility of effecting social change through the courts. Started in 2015 by lawyer Julia Salasky, CrowdJustice …

The grateful patient as philanthropist

Steven Rum and Jane Wheeler 7 June 2016

Healthcare benefits hugely from philanthropic gifts, and grateful patients seem like a good source of funds. But is it okay for doctors to be involved in fundraising? This dilemma is raised by the new and …

Funding Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Support

Foundation Center 17 February 2016

Funding Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Support, looks at how funders collaborate with and bring support to indigenous communities around the world. Through examples from a diverse range of foundations, this guide explores how grantmakers work with indigenous …