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Emily Hurley

Analysis Emily Hurley and Andrew Milner 26 June 2018

LGBTI philanthropy: still less than a cent in the donor dollar

A number of prominent foundations around the world are now supporting LGBTI causes, reflecting the growth of acceptance of those causes. However, despite this acceptance and the achievement of milestones, such as the legalisation of …

Analysis Emily Hurley 1 May 2018

Alliance Breakfast Club: #DiasporaPhilanthropy

Alliance‘s quarterly breakfast panel, hosted for the first time at London’s Mosaic Rooms, included a lively and diverse panel to discuss the magazine’s March 2018 issue, which focuses on diaspora philanthropy and its global role. …

Emily Hurley 25 April 2018

Israeli foundation provides millions to the country’s at-risk youth

A leading Israeli foundation has committed $31.6 million to help Israel’s at-risk youth. The Azrieli Foundation has partnered with Darca Schools—a network of Israel’s high schools—with the goals of at-risk youth staying in school, empowering …

Emily Hurley 11 March 2018

Australia embraces shift to philanthropic funding of media  

The growing relationship between philanthropy and the media persists with The Balnaves Foundation’s recent grant to the Guardian Civic Journalism Trust. The Australian foundation will be giving $300,000 to Guardian Australia, specifically its Guardian Civic …

Emily Hurley 19 February 2018

New WINGS report discusses trends and diversity of global philanthropy

Philanthropy development and infrastructure body, The Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) has published a landmark report – The Global Landscape of Philanthropy – assessing trends and challenges within global philanthropy, and highlighting the full …

Emily Hurley 11 February 2018

The Red Cross and Tony Elumelu Foundation partner to support Nigerian entrepreneurs

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) partnered in January with the goal of empowering 200 Nigerian entrepreneurs from the North East and Niger Delta. The ICRC and …

Emily Hurley 10 February 2018

Brazil’s CASA Communities initiative brings philanthropy to the local level

CASA, a regional grassroots grantmaker, has developed a community initiative to support local groups in Brazil. The CASA Communities project embraces the idea of community philanthropy and its focus on amplifying the voices of local …

Analysis Emily Hurley 30 January 2018

Alliance Breakfast Club: #PhilanthropyMedia

The most recent Alliance breakfast panel hosted by CAF at their headquarters near London’s Fleet Street, featured a stellar panel debating the relationship between philanthropy and the media, the topic of Alliance’s December 2017 issue. …

Emily Hurley and Charles Keidan 23 January 2018

Hewlett President urges foundations to give more to tackle climate change

Larry Kramer, President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, has issued an urgent call for foundations to focus on the threat caused by climate change – or risk undermining progress of their work in …