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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 13 October 2020

Kellogg Foundation announces $90 million Racial Equity 2030 initiative amid year for record-breaking racial justice funding

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced Racial Equity 2030, a $90 million initiative calling for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, families, and communities around the world. ‘Racial Equity 2030 is an …

Special feature Alliance magazine 1 September 2020 For Subscribers

In profile: Philanthropic investing

Foundations are actively using a greater range of their assets to pursue their underlying aims. These investments span a wide variety of form, purpose and recipient, a sample of which is featured here Foundations going …

Analysis Peter J. Donaldson 1 September 2020 For Subscribers

Changing the cost recovery paradigm

The Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged greater donor flexibility and perhaps an overdue willingness to cover all costs The Covid-19 pandemic has compelled philanthropic foundations to review their funding policies. As of writing, over 775 US …

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 …