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The joy of generosity that fuels effective giving

Paul Penley 3 December 2012

Do you still enjoy your giving? In a world of professional philanthropy conferences, philanthropy journals and ‘giving gone wrong’ headlines, giving can become one more skill to master, or task to manage. My daily research …

Let’s mobilize philanthropy and development! Who is with us? And who is missing?

Inga Pagava 21 November 2011

Module 2 of the Bellagio Initiative, ‘The Future of Philanthropy and Development in the Pursuit of Human Wellbeing’ concluded on a somewhat high note and a sense of some practicality for the future. The event …

Is passion still relevant in effective philanthropy?

The Philanthropic Initiative 5 September 2011

In a field buzzing with the drive to collect data, measure results, and support ‘what works’, it is becoming exceedingly uncomfortable to appear to derail discussions on the science of philanthropy by introducing the P-word. …