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Five powerful ways to #ShiftThePower in disaster recovery

Eleanor Harrison 22 July 2018

Sometimes, a publication comes along that so closely mirrors your day-to-day experience that you must pause for praise. This is how I feel about How Community Philanthropy Shifts Power. I encourage anyone interested or involved …


Human-centered design in social innovation

Marica Rizzo 21 July 2018

Human-centered design alone won’t change the world, but as a tool it increases the likelihood of designing impactful solutions by putting the person who will gain most at the heart of the innovation process. The …


Community philanthropy initiative launched in Palestine

Andrew Milner 20 July 2018

Rawa, a philanthropic fund rooted in participatory community decision-making, has been launched in Palestine to promote community development and the mobilisation of local resources. Following an exploration period, supported by Rockefeller Brothers Fund, The Open …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: Time to Inscape

Nina Sachdev 19 July 2018

I wore my Philadelphia Eagles T-shirt on the plane to Boston. On purpose. Because I had to. I wasn’t trying to cause trouble; more so just wanting to quietly remind passers-by of recent events. #NeverForget, …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: What is philanthropy bringing to the table?

Sarah Brown-Campello 18 July 2018

What are you doing to lift up social justice issues in your work? Who best to hear about addressing root problems than from the communities themselves and incorporating their voices into your work? Philanthropy infrastructure …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: The savior complex in a complex society

Nikki Powell 18 July 2018

When I hear a keynote speaker quote Marcus Aurelius, I kind of roll my eyes a little. But when they quote my favorite poet, Mary Oliver, I sit up and listen, because I know that …

The Future of Philanthropy part one: Power, Knowledge and Trust

James Alexander 18 July 2018

No one can predict the future, but we can all become better informed about it. Doing so enables us to make more informed decisions and place better innovation bets. To assist with this, Future Agenda …

Where are all the lived-experience leaders in grant making?

3 Selina Nwulu 16 July 2018

It may not come as a surprise to hear that the foundation sector needs to diversify. For those of us working in and around the sector, words such as ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ are buzzwords that …

Arab philanthropy is held back by caution and a lack of vision

Barbara Ibrahim 14 July 2018

I read Nora Murad’s provocative response to Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace’s (PSJP’s) report on philanthropy in the Arab world during the month of Ramadan, a time when Muslims the world over make their most significant charitable contributions. …

Global Impact launch six new regional funds

Alliance magazine 13 July 2018

Global Impact has launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds to support nonprofits in Africa, Asia‑Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. For its six new funds, Global …