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Interview: How a Ukraine-based charity supporting people with disabilities is operating under war

2 Olena Skachkova 3 May 2022

Perspectiva 21.3 is a Ukrainian charity organization that protects the interest of people with intellectual disabilities. Their key project is the Center for Social and Labor Adaptation for Young People with Disabilities in Brovary, Kyiv …

A historical case for trust-based philanthropy

7 Greg Hilditch 28 April 2022

Like any other field of human activity, philanthropy has gone through different fashions over the years. Whether it’s impact philanthropy or participatory grantmaking – every new idea about how the wealthy should give has come …

Beyond impact: the international Philanthropy.Insight project

Rupert Strachwitz 23 April 2022

Some years ago, I attended an international conference of CSOs, held at OECD in Paris. Joining a table with CEOs of large international NGOs, it so happened they were discussing some effects of concentrating on …

Funding a movement-led approach to end gender violence in Perú

Chrissy Cattle, Rebecca Hanshaw and Fabiola Quesada-Andrade 19 April 2022 For Subscribers

How do you make a difference on the other side of the world? In 2021, the Old Dart Foundation (ODF) embarked on a bold new partnership with Global Fund for Women, investing in a movement-led …

Foundation plays role in returning tea factory to Rwandans

Alliance magazine 16 April 2022

Five thousand smallholder farmers in Rwanda are now the owners of the country’s largest tea factory, after a years-long process that began a decade ago when the Rwandan government first privatised it. The Wood Foundation …

In the US, corporations lead in Ukraine response: Here’s how to give rapidly

John Lynch and Ted Hart 15 April 2022

Donors wishing to support humanitarian relief efforts for the Ukrainian people will have no trouble finding humanitarian organizations that will accept their money. But in times of crisis, there are two major lessons that philanthropists …

Tackling the climate crisis, together: EBRD’s newest partnership initiative

Alexis Franke 14 April 2022

On the heels of COP26 and in anticipation of COP27, we at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) continue to find new and innovative ways to tackle the climate crisis. Leveraging partnerships and …

‘This is a trauma for generations’: How the Voices of Children foundation works during the Russia-Ukraine war

1 Yaroslava Tymoshchuk 12 April 2022

No child should be left alone with a trauma – that is the mission of the Voices of Children charitable foundation. Since 2015, the foundation has been providing psychological and psychosocial assistance to children affected by …

How can philanthropy support action on climate change?

Annmarie McQueen 12 April 2022

On 31 March 2022, Synergos’ Global Philanthropists Circle, in partnership with Environmental Funders Network (EFN) and The Philanthropy Workshop (TPW), brought together funders for a ‘rare opportunity to hear from the broader environmental philanthropic community …

Swiss philanthropy, UNICEF team up to tackle youth mental health

Alliance magazine 11 April 2022

Switzerland’s Z Zurich Foundation, alongside UNICEF, has launched the Global Coalition for Youth Mental Well-being, an initiative to address the severe global shortage of funding and action supporting young people’s mental health. ‘Adolescence is a …