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Rosemary Macdonald

Opinion Rosemary Macdonald 27 May 2022

Why local philanthropy must be included in the Levelling Up agenda

This month, the Queen’s speech unveiled the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill. The Bill will set out the Government’s proposals to reform the planning system. But what remains unclear is the role that philanthropy will play …

Opinion 1 Rosemary Macdonald 15 February 2022

Why funding sustainability is key to achieving the SDGs

What do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and sustainable grant-making practices have in common? Both represent a long-term commitment to supporting the people, places, and communities that we are all part of. In …

Opinion Rosemary Macdonald 27 August 2020

How philanthropists can lessen the effect of COVID-19

For many charities, the effects of coronavirus have been catastrophic. Organisations that are, at their very heart, reliant on spending time face-to-face with people – both to raise funds and deliver charitable initiatives – have …