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David Mattingly

Opinion David Mattingly 29 March 2021

Covid-19 has changed philanthropy forever

Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, the funding community has wrestled with how to meet the moment as challenges continue to mount. An informal poll of Fund for Global Human Rights grantees found that, …

Opinion 1 David Mattingly 29 April 2020

Philanthropists must step up and adapt to support local community action

‘HELLO!’ reads the stock flyer, ‘If you are self-isolating, I can help with picking up shopping, posting mail, a friendly phone call, urgent supplies.’ Printed by the thousands and distributed around neighborhoods by members of …

Conference reports David Mattingly 4 February 2015

Funding at the intersection? Navigating the complex world of human rights funding

Last week’s International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) conference in San Francisco    provided a timely opportunity not only to explore current threats and opportunities in the field but also to continue to define the role …