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Julia Unwin

Analysis 2 Julia Unwin 30 June 2020

A global pandemic, an economic crisis: What can foundations, philanthropists, and funders do?

This is the first article in a global series about philanthropic responses to COVID-19 and its effects, co-hosted by the Social Innovation Exchange and Alliance Magazine. In an effort to challenge current discourse and practice and re-centre diverse voices and …

Analysis Julia Unwin 1 May 2018

Funding – and power – in the hands of people and communities

Many years ago in The Grantmaking Tango I wrote that funders get the voluntary sector they deserve, and decades later that rather provocative phrase has been ringing in my ears. What I meant then was that short-term project …