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Catalytic philanthropy

Focus on maximizing philanthropic resources as Arab Foundations Forum meets in Cairo

1 Elie Abouaoun 25 September 2012

The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) organized its 2012 annual meeting in Cairo, Egypt from 16 to 18 September to explore ways of maximizing philanthropic resources in times of change and austerity. Around 170 delegates, including …

Shock and awe philanthropy

Sean Stannard-Stockton 10 May 2010

Last year, Mark Kramer of FSG Social Impact Advisors defined the term ‘catalytic philanthropy’ in a Stanford Social Innovation Review article. Mark wrote: ‘For most donors, philanthropy is about deciding which nonprofits to support and …