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Charles Keidan

Editorial Charles Keidan 7 December 2021

Philea launches: good news for European philanthropy

It took over ten years for a merger of the US Foundation Centre and Guidestar to create Candid. It’s taken the Donors and Foundation Network in Europe and the European Foundation Centre less than two …

Interview Charles Keidan 30 November 2021

Interview: Jeff Bradach, co-founder of The Bridgespan Group

Jeff Bradach is co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, arguably among the world’s most influential non-profit and philanthropic advisory firms. Best known today for advising leading philanthropists, including Mackenzie Scott, on donating billions of philanthropic dollars, Bridgespan itself is branching out with over 300 members of staff and …

Editorial Charles Keidan 30 November 2021

Hobson’s choice – tax and philanthropy

Too often, asking wealthy people to give more philanthropically or requiring them to pay more tax is presented as a binary choice. But does it have to be this way?  Graham Hobson is an unusually …

News Charles Keidan 4 November 2021

Philanthropy begins to face up to climate injustice

GLASGOW – A coalition of foundations and activists are seeking to put adaption to loss and damage – negative climate impacts facing countries, communities and ecosystems – more squarely on the philanthropy agenda.   The …

News Charles Keidan 3 November 2021

Philanthropy commitments roll in as COP26 gets down to business

GLASGOW – Some of the world’s leading foundations are making their mark at the UN COP26 as the UN climate summit in Glasgow gets underway. Yesterday, Dr Rajiv Shah, a former administrator of USAID and …

Interview Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 12 October 2021

New currents: EFC Chief Executive Delphine Moralis on the sea-change in European philanthropy

Last summer, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) announced a change in leadership. Long-time CEO Gerry Salole would be stepping down after 15 years and succeeding him would be Delphine Moralis – then the Secretary General …

News Charles Keidan and Elika Roohi 14 September 2021

Prince Charles’ Foundation under statutory investigation

The Prince’s Foundation, which brings together the philanthropic activities of the heir to the British throne, is under formal investigation, Scotland’s charity regulator has confirmed. ‘We have written to the trustees informing them that we …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 6 September 2021

Alliance poll: philanthropy to experience Asian boom

Philanthropy is primed for explosive growth across Asia, respondents to an Alliance survey published in the magazine’s special 100th issue have predicted. Almost half of the respondents forecast that Asia will see the most growth …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021

Alliance anniversary poll: Gates and Ford had most positive impact over last 25 years

Alliance readers have identified the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Ford Foundation as the two standout foundations which have achieved the most positive impact on the world over the last 25 years. This …

Analysis Maria Chertok, Caroline Hartnell, Charles Keidan, Elika Roohi and Ingrid Srinath 31 August 2021

Bending the arc of philanthropy towards justice

Philanthropy has changed a lot, but you don’t see how your own child grows Our field has undergone profound shifts in the last 25 years amounting to a quiet revolution. Put crudely, international philanthropy a …