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Paula Jancso Fabiani

Opinion 2 Paula Jancso Fabiani 22 January 2019

Jair Bolsanaro steals headlines, but something amazing just happened in Brazilian politics

Brazil has undergone seismic political change. The headlines are being dominated – quite understandably – by the new Government, led by President Jair Bolsonaro. As a result, a piece of legislation that has become law …

Interview 2 Paula Jancso Fabiani 16 September 2014

Interview with Paula Jancso Fabiani

At the beginning of September, Paula Jancso Fabiani took over from Marcos Kisil as president of Brazil’s Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS). She talks to Caroline Hartnell about an advocacy role for …

Conference reports Paula Jancso Fabiani 14 April 2014

WINGSForum 2014: Building Connected Global Philanthropy

WINGSForum 2014, held in Istanbul 27-29 March, was a great event to connect and reconnect people and to bring together information that is relevant to maximize the effectiveness of grantmaking. Its title, aptly, was ‘The …

Conference reports Paula Jancso Fabiani 31 March 2014

Private social investment in Brazil: reflections from the 8th GIFE Congress

In São Paulo, Brazil, from 19 to 21 March, the Group of Institutes, Foundations and Enterprises (GIFE) held its 8th Congress, one of the most important events for the third sector in Brazil. The Congress …

Letter Paula Jancso Fabiani 1 March 2014

It’s not just a question of age

In the December edition of Alliance, Jason Franklin suggests a definition of next gen donors as ‘young donors from their early twenties to early forties’. One thing the issue does not mention is that this is …

Conference reports Paula Jancso Fabiani 8 July 2013

Emerging Societies, Emerging Philanthropies International Forum: Different countries, different philanthropic infrastructures, similar problems

In China the number of foundations has tripled in the last few years. It seems a lot, doesn’t it? It seems that the sector is evolving even though there are only around only 3,000 foundations …

Conference reports 2 Paula Jancso Fabiani 3 May 2013

Participating in a global community helps you innovate locally

The Global Philanthropy Forum, a community of nearly 1,800 donors and social investors, has held its 2013 conference in the middle of April in San Francisco. The event focused on debating ongoing issues like hunger, …

Opinion Paula Jancso Fabiani 9 April 2013

Brazil needs to promote a better legal environment for philanthropy

Brazil has experienced significant wealth growth in the last two decades, and has now reached the status of the 7th largest economy in the world, with the 11th largest number of millionaires (according to the …