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30 lessons in pursuit of deep social impact: leveraging and creatively using resources

4 April 2021
Leslie Pine

There’s a good chance you’ve heard the phrase ‘time, talent, and treasure’ when it comes to philanthropy. Many in the …

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How to invest in narrative competency and combat toxic polarisation

9 March 2021
Julia Roig and Melanie Greenberg

In part one of this series, we argued for why philanthropy should invest in narrative competency to help combat toxic …

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How we can win the fight against health inequity

7 March 2021
Stephanie Heckman and Mike Eisenstein

The pandemic exposed health inequity and the consequences of living with overburdened healthcare systems. Whether it was lack of access …

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Leading with humility: how consultants can support disability inclusion in philanthropy

21 February 2021
Seema Shah

As a nonprofit and philanthropy consultant whose work centers on equity and inclusion, I am keenly aware that humility is …

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30 lessons in pursuit of deep social impact: putting strategy into practice

4 February 2021
Leslie Pine

As a strategic philanthropy advising practice working with donors to increase the impact of their philanthropy, we talk a lot …

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Collaboration and community in the fight against climate change

11 January 2021
Dory Trimble and Laura García

The Honnold Foundation (HF) and Global Greengrants Fund are both fighting climate change at the grassroots level. We fuel climate …

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Funding maternal and newborn health innovation: 5 ways to accelerate SDG progress

30 November 2020
Krista Donaldson and Stephanie Heckman

For hundreds of thousands of women and babies around the world, health disparities continue to cause too many tragic and …

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Lessons for successful feminist funding partnerships

20 November 2020
Rosa Bransky

While the Global Resilience Fund has been an experiment in rapidly resourcing feminist activists in responsive and participatory ways, it …

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Lessons learned from delivering $100 million in support to local leaders

16 September 2020
Regan Ralph

In 2002, a small group of dedicated activists and funders set out to do something different in human rights philanthropy. …

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The Roddenberry Foundation’s +1 Global Fund is a philanthropic experiment

10 September 2020
Lior Ipp

For foundations and philanthropists everywhere, the Covid-19 crisis represents a singular challenge, as well as an opportunity to doing things …

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How to make online workshops better

3 September 2020
Joe Hill

Virtual meetings may have been an invaluable tool in this crisis, but it’s fair to say they also have their …

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How do we join Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship for greater impact? – Part 2

16 August 2020
Gorgi Krlev

Rethinking pathways to impact The need for impact investing to meet and support social entrepreneurship is growing stronger. And yet, …