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Priscilla Boiardi

Opinion Priscilla Boiardi, Karoline Heitmann, Lonneke Roza and Steven Serneels 21 July 2019

Corporate foundations on a journey from alienated to strategic impact partner

We know the statistics: if we want to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we still have a funding gap of a $ 2.5 trillion yearly. We urgently need to find resources to invest in …

Analysis Priscilla Boiardi and Alessia Gianoncelli 15 April 2019

Socrates’ recipe for systems change: know thyself

Systems change calls for more collaboration among public, private and civil society actors. But how can you collaborate if you’re not transparent about your impact, financial returns expectations and how much of a risk you …

Opinion Priscilla Boiardi and Jeremy Nicholls 2 October 2017

From impact measurement to impact management

The purpose of impact measurement is to identify ways to increase the benefits brought to the final beneficiaries. Simple as it seems, this principle is often preached but not practiced. If it is true that …

Opinion European Venture Philanthropy Association, Lisa Hehenberger and Priscilla Boiardi 23 December 2015

Learnings on delivering non-financial support: how to create real value add

Foundations and other social sector funders have known for a long time that non-financial support is absolutely crucial in helping organisations achieve and sustain effective societal impact. But how to deliver the support which is …