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Conference reports John Harvey 4 May 2015

Interview with Ford Foundation president Darren Walker

John Harvey sat down with Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, at the recent Global Philanthropy Forum, for a conversation on how he sees Ford moving forward under his leadership. JH   You’ve fairly recently …

Interview Darren Walker 1 June 2014

Interview with Darren Walker

‘What we have learned is that the Ford Foundation has done three things very well: building institutions, investing in people and advancing social innovation.’ The car has a new driver. Will he change direction? Will …

News Alliance magazine 12 June 2020

Ford, other foundations issue more than $1 billion in debt to increase grantmaking now

The Ford Foundation announced yesterday a plan that would involve issuing more than $1 billion in debt so it would be able to give substantially more right now. Four other large and established foundations – …

Opinion Philo Alto 7 April 2020

Reflections from Hong Kong: Opportunity amidst the COVID-19 crisis for a reset in philanthropies and mindsets

Although Asia’s initial outbreaks of COVID-19 overwhelmed parts of the region, many cities and countries quickly imposed strict measures that managed to dampen the virus spread – for now. As the coronavirus epicentre shifted west …

Special feature Lourdes Inga and Darren Walker 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Justice is key to real social progress

Lourdes Inga (Peruvian of Quechua descent) of the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples talks to Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation about the importance of placing Indigenous perspectives centre-stage Lourdes Inga: International Funders for …

Opinion Moira Sinclair 9 August 2019

Philanthropy – past, present and future

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

Opinion Danny Sriskandarajah 24 May 2019

How can philanthropists help to tackle inequality?

Asking the richest people in the world to use their philanthropy to tackle rising inequality might sound like a crazy strategy. Crazier still that someone from Oxfam – the organisation that has campaigned on the …

Special feature Jeff Raikes 5 March 2019

Wanted: a cure for colour-blindness

Turning a blind eye to the racism underlying our education system means that any solution will be partial at best When the US education system was created more than 150 years ago, fewer career paths …

Opinion 1 Dr Stellah Wairimu Bosire 23 February 2019

Challenging the cookie cutter solutions to philanthropy

Recently, the European Union put out a call for funding proposals to support civil society in the ‘protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide.’ It may not seem like it on the …

Book review Eva Rehse 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

Winners Take All: The elite charade of changing the world

Reviewed by Eva Rehse, Global Greengrants Fund, Europe ‘The master’s tools,’ Audre Lorde famously wrote, ‘will never dismantle the master’s house.’ Anand Giridharadas’ new book is a reflection on what this means for the change-makers …