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Log frame or log jam? A response to ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’

Global Fund for Community Foundations 13 August 2014

This is the second in our series of responses by contributors to the March issue of Alliance to John Kania, Mark Kramer and Patty Russell’s ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’. We will be publishing …

What’s next for community philanthropy?

Jenny Hodgson 8 July 2014

First published on the Global Fund for Community Foundations blog. It is appropriate (and no doubt deliberate) that the launch of the ‘What’s Next for Community Philanthropy?’ toolkit has come in 2014, a year that …

Pier Mario Vello – a personal tribute

Wendy Richardson 3 July 2014

Pier Mario Vello, secretary general at Fondazione Cariplo since 2006, prematurely passed away on 29 June 2014. He was 63 years old. Here Wendy Richardson remembers him. ‘Volunteers wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter …

More than the Poor Cousin?

Alliance magazine 17 June 2010

In June 2010 the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) launched a study, ‘More than the Poor Cousin? The emergence of community foundations as a new development paradigm‘. The study proposes that: Community foundations may …