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Hanna Surmatz

Opinion Hanna Surmatz 18 August 2020

Why European funders need to be vigilant to keep their space open

In ways big and small, European philanthropy contributes to the public good in the fields of research and innovation, education, health, environment, culture, international development, democracy or human rights just to name a few. Many …

Special feature Hanna Surmatz 29 May 2018 For Subscribers

Keeping the closing space open won’t be a solo effort

To challenge growing restrictions on civil society, philanthropy will need to work collaboratively. Infrastructure organizations should be at the fore Philanthropy is an integral part of civil society and many foundations dedicate significant resources to …