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Conference reports 1 Solomé Lemma 28 September 2021

Time for a change up

There are terms that get tossed around a lot in our sector these days, so much so that it can be hard to discern exactly what they mean. Systems change is one such concept. When …

Special feature Solomé Lemma 5 March 2019

Moving with movements

How should funders understand and respond to the forces that create systems change? Amidst Guatemala’s civil war, a small group of women in Santiago Sacatepéquez came together in 1988 to address chronic malnutrition and the …

Conference reports 5 Solomé Lemma 11 September 2018

Can we think more expansively about ‘going to scale’?

In their heart of hearts, philanthropists want to be audacious. We want to unleash significant impact on the issues we care about, recognizing our role and power in unlocking change. The Audacious Project was featured …

Special feature Solomé Lemma 6 March 2018

Giving as whole beings, not as living ATMs

While African diaspora communities have given for decades and continue to do so through various formations, we have yet to maximize the diaspora’s giving potential. This may be about to change. To tap into the …