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Danielle Walker Palmour

Opinion 2 Danielle Walker Palmour 6 July 2021

Enough is enough: why it’s time to independently and publicly rate foundations

There is something wrong at the heart of philanthropy in the UK. On one hand, a range of recent reports has highlighted the substantial strengths of our sector which have shone brightly during the Covid-19 …

Analysis Danielle Walker Palmour 21 September 2020

‘It is give-back time’: In conversation with Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Richard Robinson

The Covid-19 pandemic has produced economic chaos with worse predicted to follow – and the endowments and assets of grantmakers follow the fortunes of the market. How are foundations coping with the financial effects of …

Special feature Danielle Walker Palmour 1 September 2020

Investments are our superpower

It’s widely accepted that institutional philanthropy can achieve more by throwing the whole of its weight behind its mission. This special feature examines some of the ways and means in which foundations are doing so …

Special feature Danielle Walker Palmour 1 September 2020

Virtue signalling is not always a virtue: Conversation with Hewlett’s Larry Kramer and Ana Marshall

Guest editor Danielle Walker Palmour talks to Larry Kramer and Ana Marshall, respectively CEO and chief investment officer of the Hewlett Foundation, about why the foundation is investing its $10 billion endowment for the long …