Author Archive:

Charles Erkelens

Book review Charles Erkelens 1 March 2012

Blueprint 2012

Lucy Bernholz has written an interesting industry forecast for the philanthropic sector for 2012. As in previous years, Blueprint 2012 aims to give those involved and potentially involved in the sector a view of the …

Letter Charles Erkelens 1 December 2011

Evaluation is the real key to accountability

Thank you for the interesting feature on the Gates Foundation in the last issue of Alliance. Clearly there are some people who remain concerned about the accountability of the Gates Foundation. However, the topic is …

Book review Charles Erkelens 1 September 2010

Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the Commons

Bruce Sievers has written a very readable and interesting book on the concept of civil society, its history, and the problems it faces today. Its strength lies in its compactness, enabling everybody who considers themselves …