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Donzelina Barroso

Opinion 2 Margarida Espírito Santo, Donzelina Barroso and Renee Karibi-Whyte 7 October 2021

Foundations and the SDGs: Gulbenkian finding the fit

For many foundations, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a means to direct their efforts according to a larger, internationally recognised development framework, potentially increasing the value of those efforts by dovetailing them with those …

Opinion Donzelina Barroso 23 November 2020

Covid-19 accelerates positive change in the way philanthropy operates

Funding global health issues through networked and systems approaches offers greater opportunity for impact during the crisis and beyond. The ongoing global Covid-19 crisis has put important development advancements of recent decades at risk, and …

Analysis Donzelina Barroso and Olga Tarasov 29 May 2018

The Philanthropy Canvas: Evaluating a foundation’s operating model

As part of an ongoing initiative to help the philanthropic sector more deeply understand the Theory of the Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors recently developed an analytical framework to help foundations to engage in self-evaluation and …

Analysis Donzelina Barroso and Naamah Paley Rose 6 March 2018

New approaches to scale: make sure the talk turns to action

Issues that have classically been addressed through public policy – issues such as ocean warming, migration, and the increased pressure on urban areas – are now more global and interconnected in nature. They require different …

Conference reports Donzelina Barroso 6 June 2017

Philanthropy must help bring Europe together

As a recent transplant to London from New York City, and a dual national of the US and Portugal, some of my friends say that I am lucky to be observing developments in the US …