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New research: digital fundraising key for navigating pandemic

27 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Charitable organisations worldwide are reporting that digital fundraising capabilities and strategic financial planning are among the most crucial skills they need to remain resilient.The findings appear in the sixth volume in a series of reports, Future-Proofing Nonprofits for the Post-Pandemic World, The Voice of Charities Facing COVID-19, Volume 6, released by CAF America to highlight the needs of charitable organisations and inform donor giving strategies. ‘Charities need to be focused on future-proofing themselves for the post-pandemic world,’ said Ted …

Opinion

The Phoenix way: lessons from the pandemic

26 February 2021
Shane Ryan

It has been the strangest yet most memorable year and for mostly reasons we may want to forget. But amid the crises of the past year, there have been organisations and individuals who are seeing this challenging time as an opportunity to be better, increase their understanding of those around them in their pursuit of excellence and truly be counted in their attempts to make the world a better place for everyone. What they realise …

Opinion

Philanthropy’s role in overcoming the pandemic through R&I

25 February 2021
Ignasi López Verdeguer

This article has been commissioned for PEXnews. Beyond funding, philanthropy’s patient, risk-taking, anticipative and collaborative approach is key in the landscape of Research and Innovation The world is still living under the overwhelming weight of a health, social and economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, we have also witnessed the most extraordinary reaction from the Research and Innovation system to fight back, the system that has delivered efficient vaccines and a light at …

Interview

Business of Philanthropy: HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud

25 February 2021
Alliance magazine

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud, the Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies. In their conversation, Princess Lamia shares about Alwaleed Philathropies’ role in supporting the country’s National Strategies, it’s humanitarian aid efforts around the world, and her own advocacy for women. For more in the Business …

Conference reports

PEX Forum 2021 – Philanthropy is stepping out, but into what?

24 February 2021
Josiane Smith

At the time of writing, multiple contributors have already shared some excellent thoughts about the PEX Forum 2021, a 2-day …

Conference reports

PEXforum 2021: Philanthropy needs to fight the today’s inequalities or risk becoming obsolete tomorrow

24 February 2021
Justyna Duriasz-Bułhak

When the PEXforum 2021 was approaching, I pondered whether we would be ready to go outside of our comfort zone …

Conference reports

PEXforum 2021 – The good, the great and the surprising!

24 February 2021
Mihaela Giurgiu

Being in Madrid last year for the first PEXforum was a treat at the time, and an even bigger treat …

Opinion

European Climate Pact: An invitation to philanthropy organisations

24 February 2021
Elena Višnar Malinovská

This article has been commissioned for PEXnews Philanthropy can play an important role in Europe’s green transition by supporting concrete action …

News

Candid, CSIP launch comprehensive database on philanthropy in India

24 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Candid, in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP), has launched Philanthropy in India, an innovative website …

Opinion

Dollars and pads: the business case for investing in menstrual health

23 February 2021
Cristina Ljungberg and Wendy Anderson

We know that menstrual health is a core component of global health, and yet the human-rights based argument is falling …

News

New research studies French philanthropy’s response to pandemic

22 February 2021
Elika Roohi

New research from PSSP (Philanthropy & Social Sciences Program) in France released this week explores the flexibility and collaboration between …

Opinion

Blended value: financial returns, SDG’s and gender in harmony

22 February 2021
Rien van Gendt

How enlightened would it be, if foundations were to use gender lens investing as one of their strategies to contribute …

Practical advice

Leading with humility: how consultants can support disability inclusion in philanthropy

21 February 2021
Seema Shah

As a nonprofit and philanthropy consultant whose work centers on equity and inclusion, I am keenly aware that humility is …