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Conference reports Alice Y. Hom 28 July 2020

Taking action on anti-Black racism: A call for philanthropy

These days it’s rare to leave a zoom webinar with wanting more but that’s the feeling I had with the 2o2o Forum Virtual Conference session, Taking Action on Anti-Black Racism: A Call for Philanthropy. The conversation …

Conference reports Eleni Refu 27 July 2020

Stop making us package and repackage racial equity and justice

As a recent entrant to the world of PSOs after having spent some years in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, I was particularly eager to learn more about the challenges PSOs face in advancing racial …

Conference reports Eddie Torres 27 July 2020

Systems change, equity, and the role of philanthropy serving organisations

I’m writing to share some thoughts on United Philanthropy Forum’s excellent 2020 Forum Virtual Conference, which brings together Philanthropy Serving Organisations (PSOs) to share examples of how we’re working to support, strengthen, and lead the …

Opinion Esther Lever and Susan Jessop 26 July 2020

Funders must be agile, courageous and creative in COVID-19 times: How Mama Cash is supporting locally-rooted strategies amidst the global pandemic

In the early days of the pandemic, Mama Cash knew that our first job, as always, was to listen. We reached out to grantee-partners to ask what they were experiencing. We listened and we learned …

Opinion 1 Kulsoom Khan 25 July 2020

Funders, it’s time to prioritise flexibility and trust

As countries around the world begin preparing for the long-term consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent economic recession, local grassroots organisations are stepping in to fill gaps where government response has fallen short. …

Practical advice Michael Jarvis 24 July 2020

Governance and social movements: How funders can help bridge an unnecessary divide

The coronavirus pandemic poses a challenge and opportunity for governance funders. There is an immediate need to support transparency, participation and accountability efforts as integral to the pandemic response. There is also an opportunity to …

News Alliance magazine 23 July 2020

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation awards Prize for Humanity to Greta Thunberg

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has awarded climate advocate Greta Thunberg the Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, a €1 million prize to reward outstanding work in climate change mitigation and adaptation. Thunberg has announced she will be …

Opinion Prachi Seth 23 July 2020

Fund resilience: Create systemic change by working at the nexus of climate and gender

COVID-19 has made very visible how climate change will affect us all on a global scale, which has stirred renewed energy to ‘build back better’ through climate resiliency. Some of us, however, will be harder …

Conference Alliance magazine 22 July 2020

Corporate Philanthropy and Social Impact Conference

Conference Alliance magazine 22 July 2020

Women’s Leadership Conference