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Anna Wansbrough-Jones

Letter Anna Wansbrough-Jones 7 March 2017

Impact of new approaches needs to be demonstrated

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …

Conference reports Anna Wansbrough-Jones 6 December 2016

Is it time to dance? The intersection of community philanthropy and ‘traditional’ international development

Following my first exposure to community philanthropy at the Global Summit in December 2016, I left feeling both excited and challenged. Community philanthropy – I learnt at the conference – believes in the process as …

Conference reports Anna Wansbrough-Jones 2 December 2016

‘What do we want? Participatory grant-making!’

In one of the many buzzing fringe sessions at the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, contributors from across the globe discussed how they engage and empower communities in deciding what funds are spent on and …