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Michael Jarvis

Opinion Sharon Bissell, Michael Jarvis and Richard Christel 17 July 2021

Heading for the Exit? 5 considerations for funders from collective conversations

Funder exits are inevitable – whether as a result of a foundation’s strategic realignment, a shift in priority countries, budget cuts, poor portfolio performance, or, in the worst-case scenario, opaque top-down decisions. No surprise then …

Practical advice Michael Jarvis 24 July 2020

Governance and social movements: How funders can help bridge an unnecessary divide

The coronavirus pandemic poses a challenge and opportunity for governance funders. There is an immediate need to support transparency, participation and accountability efforts as integral to the pandemic response. There is also an opportunity to …