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Opinion

Foundations and the SDGs: Gulbenkian finding the fit

7 October 2021
Margarida Espírito Santo, Donzelina Barroso and Renee Karibi-Whyte

For many foundations, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a means to direct their efforts according to a larger, internationally …

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Philanthropy can help Biden succeed in Central America

4 October 2021
Clare Gibson Nangle and Ricardo González Bernal

U.S. President Joe Biden’s comprehensive strategy to address the root causes driving migration from Central America puts foreign assistance at …

Opinion

Drivers and barriers for community led philanthropy in Russia

29 September 2021
Yulia Khodorova

This article is part of a series of articles about Community-Led Philanthropy, co-hosted by GlobalGiving. The conversation explores the ways philanthropy …

Opinion

The ocean is our global heirloom: Philanthropy needs to treat (and fund) it that way

21 September 2021
Conniel Malek

The ocean is our global commons, our birthright, our collective heritage, and our heirloom. This concept is enshrined under international …

Opinion

Funding networks: Answering the what, why, and how

18 September 2021
Kerstin Tebbe

Networks often require donor funding to undertake activities to achieve their visions and missions. But, as we so often hear …

Opinion

Rattling the Cages: Helping the world to see clearly

17 September 2021
James Chen

In 1962 the idea of putting a man on the moon was a pipe dream. Yet seven years later, the …

Opinion

Trust is the currency of life – and the accelerator for community-led change

15 September 2021
Eshban Kwesiga and Ese Emerhi

This article is part of a series of articles about Community-Led Philanthropy, co-hosted by GlobalGiving. The conversation explores the ways philanthropy …

Opinion

Corporations as new philanthropists

13 September 2021
Sémia Bey and Henry Peter

Philanthropy is evolving, with corporations playing a growing role among the more traditional players in the sector. Can it be …

Opinion

Funders’ most powerful resources are the young people they seek to serve

11 September 2021
Jones Mwalwanda

Nearly 50 per cent of the developing world population is made up of children and youth. Of the 1.5 billion …

Opinion

Looking at girls’ education through a different lens

9 September 2021
Angeline Murimirwa and Lucy Lake

Girls’ education has been deemed a ‘silver bullet’ for some of the biggest development challenges. It has been likened to …

Opinion

Looking back, looking ahead: Impact investing at a crossroads

8 September 2021
Amit Bouri

In the earliest days of a formal impact investing industry, the concept itself was radical. I vividly recall sitting in …

Opinion

Implementing successful non-profit initiatives: is it a matter of money or education?

4 September 2021
Svitlana Bakhshaliieva

It is hard to overestimate the importance of education. However, when it comes to the charity sector, internal growth and …