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Letter Regi 8 July 2021

Help! I’m being bullied by an ex-colleague

Dear Regi, I’m being bullied by an ex-colleague, who incidentally has left the organisation in breach of their legal contract. If I speak out about the situation, it will create more drama for the wider …

Letter Regi 1 June 2021

Help! How can I get philanthropists to notice my organisation?

Dear Regi, How can one increase awareness of an organisation amongst wealth managers and philanthropists? If they are looking to fund organisations or programmes related to our area of focus, how can we make sure …

Letter Regi 6 May 2021

Help! How can I get core funding for my start-up nonprofit?

Dear Regi, I am a Trustee of a nonprofit in East Africa, which began with generous support from foundations and benefactors. That core funding enabled the creation of a service which many other not-for-profits, international …

Letter 4 Regi 8 April 2021

Help! How do I convince funders to make endowment grants?

Dear Regi,  I am an old timer in the foundation world, so I am intimately familiar with the inherent power imbalance in the funder-grantee relationship. I want to know how we can interest more foundations …

Letter Regi 2 March 2021 For Subscribers

Help! I was just asked on a date by a programme officer at a foundation from which I’m seeking funds

All your confidential philanthropic queries answered Philanthropy confidential is your space to safely and anonymously get advice on ethical dilemmas in the sector. Tell Regi, our secret philanthropy correspondent with impeccable standing in the global …

Letter Regi 1 December 2020

Help! I’m the only woman invited to speak on a panel

All your confidential philanthropic queries answered Philanthropy confidential is your space to safely and anonymously get advice on ethical dilemmas in the sector. Tell Regi, our secret philanthropy correspondent with impeccable standing in the global …

Letter 1 Regi 1 September 2020

Help! A major grantmaker ‘forgot’ about funding they’d verbally committed

All your confidential philanthropic queries answered Philanthropy confidential is your space to safely and anonymously get advice on ethical dilemmas in the sector. Tell Regi, our secret philanthropy correspondent with impeccable standing in the global …