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James Magowan

James Magowan 30 October 2018

Peeling the onion of Russian philanthropy: reflections on the Russian Donors Forum annual conference

Underneath the skin of the mighty onion of philanthropy in Russia lies another layer, and another, and another, each adding freshness and zest of an essential ingredient of the goulash of civil society. Proof of …

James Magowan 13 October 2015

European foundation sector report highlights diversity

Across Europe organizations celebrated the work of philanthropy and foundations on European Day of Foundations and Donors earlier this month.  The day – 1 October  — highlighted the work of public benefit foundations in Europe …

James Magowan 17 June 2013

Funders for Impact – more to it than meets the eye

Focusing on impact – that is, the difference an organisation’s work makes to those it seeks to help – can help charities get better at what they do and reach more people, more effectively. Who …