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Lauren Bradford

Analysis 1 Natalie Ross, Lauren Bradford and Inga Ingulfsen 14 August 2018

What surprised us (and what didn’t) about U.S. Foundations’ Global Giving

Today the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center launched, The State of Global Giving by US Foundations: 2011-2015, featuring a detailed overview of giving trends by issue area, geographic region, population groups and donor strategy, …

Analysis Arif Ekram and Lauren Bradford 27 May 2018

Foundations have invested $50 billion in the SDGs, but who’s counting?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent the most ambitious — as well as expensive — global development framework in history. The framework sets specific targets in seventeen areas, from ending poverty in all its forms (Goal 1), …

Analysis Lauren Bradford 25 March 2018

Russian philanthropy’s changing landscape: Growth spurts and growing pains

Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace, in association with Alliance and the Worldwide Initiative for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), recently launched the second report in their Philanthropy Bridge Series – this time in partnership with CAF Russia – on the …

Opinion 1 Lauren Bradford 15 December 2017

‘Philanthropy in India’ report sparks questions…and opportunity

Recently, Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP), in association with Alliance magazine, Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), and the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy at Ashoka University, released a highly anticipated thought piece on …

Opinion Lauren Bradford and Larry McGill 22 November 2017

Finally! A global (data) language!

Trying to get global consensus on anything is nearly impossible. But in collaboration with a dynamic cohort of individuals and organizations, we’ve managed to develop a new manifesto with respect to the structure and sharing …

Opinion Lauren Bradford and Natalie Ross 7 June 2016

Ending American poverty: the SDGs in the global north

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a turning point in development. They apply equally to the global south and north, creating a universal agenda for a different planet by 2030 that ‘leaves no one behind’. …