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COVID-19 and Girls’ Rights: A series from With and For Girls

2 May 2020
With and For Girls

A new series from With and For Girls shares learning, resources, knowledge and calls to action regarding the impact of …


From smart people doing good things to good people doing smart things

1 May 2020
Jon Huggett

The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for philanthropy and social innovation to evolve from an educated elite doing good to …


Philanthropists must step up and adapt to support local community action

29 April 2020
David Mattingly

‘HELLO!’ reads the stock flyer, ‘If you are self-isolating, I can help with picking up shopping, posting mail, a friendly …


Why a systems response to COVID-19 is critical

26 April 2020
Olivia Leland

I’m inspired by the number of funders who want to ramp up their support in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. …


Harnessing government action in a post-coronavirus world

25 April 2020
Angela Hodkinson

The past few months have shown that government can act quickly, innovate and collaborate when required. How do we ensure that …


COVID-19: Dispatches from Pakistan

24 April 2020
Ahmad Nadeem

Like elsewhere in the world, Pakistan is also grappling with the gargantuan coronavirus pandemic. The Government’s containment measures have rendered …


Thinking long-term during COVID-19

23 April 2020
Deborah Doane

I’ll admit, I haven’t been sleeping very well. Anxiety is keeping me up at night. I’m very good at acknowledging …


On Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, reflecting on today’s challenges

22 April 2020
Jonathan Pershing

On this 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, we are all in an unsettled place. Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic …


Philanthropy during COVID-19: The urgency of a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens

21 April 2020
Adam Saifer

Earlier this year, I began a new research project in collaboration with PhiLab on ‘diversity, equity, and inclusion’ [DEI] policies and practices …


‘Pandemics and philanthropy’: An opportunity in crisis

21 April 2020
Clare Woodcraft, Tayyab Ahmed and Kamal Munir

Philanthropy is under attack from two opposite directions. On the one hand, critics call for a more entrepreneurial approach that …


Holding space within civil society

20 April 2020
Dumiso Gatsha

As young queer individuals, our lives our consistently scrutinised. Whether it’s the way we walk, talk or answer a call, …


During coronavirus, don’t forget Detroit’s social impact organizations

18 April 2020
Rishi Moudgil

During our rapidly evolving public health crisis, I called off SHIFT, last week’s GreenLight Fund Detroit annual event. Our goal …