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At PEXforum 2022, democracy is on the agenda

30 August 2022
Elika Roohi

Democracy funding is a tiny fraction of philanthropic giving – how can the sector use what resources are allocated in …

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Why philanthropy should fund social movements

30 August 2022
Joris Leverink

At PEXForum 2022, Joris Leverink was one of the keynote speakers that shared their vision on using the lenses of …

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Scale of transition demands need to reimagine, reconstruct and revolutionise

30 August 2022
Zibran Choudhury

Last week, Philea hosted PEXforum 2022 in Istanbul, Turkey, and Alliance asked its readers what session they would like to hear about …

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Foundations and civil society: Time to assert yourself

30 August 2022
Stefan Cibian

PEX Forum 2022 took place in Istanbul between August 24-26, 2022. The Forum brought together a good mix of philanthropy …

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The best tweets from PEXForum 2022!

28 August 2022
Alliance magazine

Highlights from PEXForum 2022 – Driving (eco)systems change: Exploring the transformative power of collaboration in philanthropy This week, Istanbul is …

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Gathering momentum for philanthropy to engage in public-private partnerships

24 July 2022
Max von Abendroth

If I have learned one thing over my past five years working in philanthropy, then it is that partnerships are …

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Giving beyond the foundation grant-making model

22 July 2022
Barbara Ibrahim

After an extended period without face-to-face gatherings, the 15th research conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) …

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What is resilience and how do we get there?

22 July 2022
Prof. Hadara Bar-Mor

In the ISTR 15th Conference Dr. Elisabeth Searing, assistant professor of Public and Nonprofit Management, School of Economic, Political and …

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A sense of belonging and a way to move forward with giving

22 July 2022
Neamat Sidani

What an impeccable knowledge venue, an essential bridge between practice and academia. Being a professional for several years, I recently …

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A volunteer perspective of the 2022 Montreal ISTR Conference

21 July 2022
Stephanie Doughty

It took a lot of hard work, dedication, flexibility and resilience to make this conference happen… Navigating in turbulent times, …

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ISTR 2022 in-person conference: Better late than never!

17 July 2022
Jacqueline Wood

Here we are at the ISTR 15th International Conference at Concordia University in Montreal. With the Covid-19 pandemic having scuppered …

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A global view of protest, advocacy, and how government responds

16 July 2022
Dr. Ulla Pape

At the ISTR 2022 conference, a session on protest, adovacy, and government response took a global view. Kathy Brock of …