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Alex Van Vliet

Practical advice Alex Van Vliet 16 October 2019

Grantmakers need to be flexible to better support small and local charities

Running a small charity can feel like a constant balancing act of competing demands and spinning plates. The investment and support of a funder can help, but we can also hinder. Too often our approach …

Opinion 1 Alex Van Vliet 14 November 2013

Are funders made to measure?

Giving money away is one thing; understanding what happens next is quite another. In a world where metrics are valued, the challenge of knowing the difference you make as a grantmaker, philanthropist or corporate foundation …