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Julia Unwin

Analysis Julia Unwin 30 June 2020

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

We always knew that this would be a precarious time. Countless commentators in the last five years have predicted economic volatility, climate chaos, cyber attacks and yes, the risks of a global pandemic. To believe …

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 …