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Should corporate philanthropy be neutral?

6 Gwen Romack 23 October 2020

The paradox of neutrality doesn’t stop at the doors of giving platforms. Corporations must also examine how the donors and recipients on these platforms align with their corporate values. Consider a company that publishes an …


Neutrality Paradox: 2020 – A crossroads for the nonprofit sector?

Michael Thatcher 16 October 2020

If there was ever a thought that the first year of a new decade would follow a certain modus operandi, within three months, we would be faced with a reality check. 2020 has become a …


To grassroots non-profit organisations ‘neutrality paradox’ is a double-edged sword!

Leah Wandera 14 October 2020

The sustainability of the most grassroots non- profit organisations highly depends on the support from esteemed donors like GlobalGiving. However, before this relationship and connection comes into existence, these organisations must go through a diligent …

How we’re designing to address the Neutrality Paradox

Elizabeth MacLaren 2 October 2020

The Neutrality Paradox is not a new problem at GlobalGiving nor am I a newcomer—having served as part of the start-up team and GlobalGiving’s first Chief Program Officer. Even from our early days in 2002, …

No, philanthropy sector, we cannot be neutral

2 Emily Collins-Ellis 25 September 2020

One October morning in 2019, back when international travel and gathering in groups was allowed, I watched as Alix Guerrier, CEO of GlobalGiving, cut through what had become an enthusiastic and complex debate on the …

Introducing the Neutrality Paradox Series: How philanthropists and intermediaries confront and resolve dilemmas

Alison Carlman 18 September 2020

No matter where you get your news these days, social media itself seems to be the story. Platforms are under fire for allowing hate speech, fake news, and even active terrorist organising to thrive, all …

The ethics of platform philanthropy

Rhodri Davies 17 September 2020

In a recent interview for the new Centre on Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School, Bill Gates identified the growth and democratisation of giving through online platforms as one of the key trends that …