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European Ventre Philanthropy Association appoints new Chair

24 June 2022
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The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) has appointed Leslie Johnston, CEO of the Laudes Foundation, to become the new Chair of the organisation. Johnston replaces Steven Serneels, who served as EVPA Chair for the last two years. ‘I am thrilled to step up to this role and hope that my experience across strategic philanthropy, social enterprise and business will further EVPA’s mission. I am particularly inspired by the potential to harness the power of business …

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Fozia Irfan appointed Board Chair of 360Giving, succeeding founder Fran Perrin

12 June 2022
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360Giving, a platform for open data about grants in the UK, has appointed BBC Children in Need’s Director of Children and Young People, Fozia Irfan OBE, as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. Irfan will be taking over from philanthropist and 360Giving founder Fran Perrin OBE. 360Giving was founded in 2015 to support the funding sector in the UK to become more open, transparent, and data-informed. Perrin announced earlier this year that she …

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CAF America appoints new board chair

14 May 2022
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As philanthropic leaders and donors gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of CAF America, the organisation announced Char Mollison as the new board chair. ‘Char steps into her new role at a pivotal time in CAF America’s history; with 30 years of cross-border giving under our belt and reaching the milestone of granting over $2.5 billion in donor funds since the beginning of our organization, her leadership is going to position us for record successes …

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Spring Impact appoints new CEO

7 March 2022
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The global organisation Spring Impact has appointed Mohamed Osman as its new CEO. Spring Impact is a nonprofit leader in scaling social impact. Osman was previously the organisation’s UK Director, developing and leading the UK’s office strategy and operations, as well as overseeing a portfolio of domestic and international projects. He succeeds Dan Berelowitz, Spring Impact’s Founder, who founded the organisation based on his experiences starting and working across a range of social sector organisations, …

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LSE Marshall Institute appoints new director of £50m Impact Accelerator

3 March 2022
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The LSE Marshall Institute has announced that venture philanthropy and investment specialist Leslie Labruto will be director of its newly …

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ERNOP elects new president

28 January 2022
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The European Research Network on Philanthropy has elected Professor Tobias Jung of the University of St Andrews as its new …

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Valerie Rockefeller new board chair of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

21 January 2022
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Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, a leading nonprofit philanthropy service, has announced Valerie Rockefeller as the new chair of the Board of …

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Philanthropy consultant I.G. Advisors appoints new CEO

13 December 2021
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Emily Collins-Ellis has been appointed CEO of I.G. Advisors, a consultancy working with philanthropists, businesses and nonprofits to create social …

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Oak Foundation appoints Masego Madzwamuse to direct Environment Programme

23 October 2021
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The Oak Foundation has appointed Masego Madzwamuse as director of its  Environment Programme. Madzwamuse, who was previously CEO at the …

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Austrian foundation ERSTE Stiftung appoints new CEO

10 October 2021
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Austrian Foundation ERSTE Stiftung has appointed Boris Marte as CEO. Marte has been a member of the foundation’s Managing Board …

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Hewlett Foundation appoints new director of its Effective Philanthropy Group

4 July 2021
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The Hewlett Foundation has appointed Jehan Velji as its new Director of its Effective Philanthropy Group. Velji is a philanthropy …

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AFE Colombia appoints Aura Lucia Lloreda as Executive Director

22 June 2021
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The Asociación de Fundaciones Familiares y Empresariales, or Association of Family and Corporate Foundations in Colombia, has appointed Aura Lucia …

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Italy’s Assifero appoints first female chair

10 June 2021
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The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has appointment Stefania Mancini as its new …