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Merrill Sovner

Analysis Merrill Sovner, Barry Gaberman and William S. Moody 1 September 2020 For Subscribers

A longer view from central and eastern Europe

Lessons from five pooled philanthropic funds hold clues for sustaining civil society in the years ahead In 2017, we launched an initiative to examine the legacy and impact of a series of philanthropic investments established …

Opinion 1 Merrill Sovner 6 April 2017

How advancing human rights can – and can’t – support academic research

The International Human Rights Funders Group and Foundation Center recently published Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking, a report analyzing the who, what, where, and how of human rights philanthropy. The latest update …