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Pesh Framjee

Special feature Pesh Framjee 1 June 2012

Nothing ventured nothing gained

The word ‘risk’ derives from the Latin root ‘risicare’ – to dare. Foundations are often in the enviable position of being able to dare, yet many are too risk averse, only willing to fund the …

Conference reports 1 Pesh Framjee 30 April 2012

Trust, failure and risk: reflections from the Council on Foundations conference

Trust is important. Foundations must learn to trust the organizations they fund. Perhaps we need less measurement, fewer checks and balances, and more trust. These were some of the themes emerging from a session at …