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Clara Bosco

Practical advice Clara Bosco, Anita Kattakuzhy and Gunjan Veda 4 January 2024

Locally-led Development: Beyond Promises to Action

Over the last couple of years, we have seen an unprecedented number of commitments by funders and philanthropists to support locally-led development, increase direct funding to local actors and promote a more enabling environment for …

Analysis Clara Bosco 26 December 2019

Donors are not investing in a resilient civil society in Latin America, but philanthropy bodies stand out

These last years have marked the tipping point of a growing disconnect between citizens and public institutions in Latin America. There is a wide array of reasons for this: almost 65% of Latin Americans live in poverty or …

Opinion 2 Clara Bosco 13 September 2019

Co-creating grassroots resourcing alternatives: shifting from theory to practice!

Ask any grassroots movement leader from the Global South and they’ll tell you that finding resourceful ways to sustain their work has become an increasingly difficult challenge. Many of the factors contributing to this challenge …

Opinion Clara Bosco 8 May 2018

Why community philanthropy enables people-powered, sustainable development from the ground up

This blog is part of a series that provides reflections on a new GrantCraft Leadership Paper “How Community Philanthropy Shifts Power: What Donors Can Do to Make That Happen”, published with the GFCF and Global …