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How to rapidly scale solutions in a crisis

Martha Paren 22 May 2020

Non-profits, often on the front-line of the COVID-19 response, are stepping up to the mammoth challenge ahead. Those delivering services at the forefront of the crisis – from domestic violence, to mental health, food poverty …


Partnerships, the need of the hour

Aboli Abkari 20 May 2020

The social-development sector cannot thrive without partnerships. The Government, the civil society organisations and the private organisations need to work together to reach the most vulnerable populations like the socioeconomically disadvantaged. Building strong partnerships and …


Rapid strategy development in times of crisis

Kris Putnam-Walkerly 17 May 2020

Strategies guide philanthropists during tumultuous times  Philanthropists are most effective when they have a strategy. And, formulating that strategy is easier than you think. With a strategy ready to guide decisions, givers save time and …

Strategic philanthropy in emergencies: Learnings from the TPW community

The Philanthropy Workshop 16 May 2020

COVID-19 has kickstarted a conversation across the social sector about the role of philanthropy in responding to the crisis. An encouraging consensus is emerging: now is the time for swift, strategic action.  Strategic vs unstrategic …

Disaster response and the development sector

Aboli Abkari 11 May 2020

An effective response to a humanitarian crisis in the wake of a disaster will entail preparedness, alignment of programme objectives and managing the post-disaster scenario. The development sector works with those sections of the society …

A silver lining to COVID-19: Courage, empathy, and generosity

John Hecklinger 9 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic arrived quickly, quietly, and everywhere. In the space of days, we at Global Fund for Children went from wondering if our grantee partners would be affected, to supporting dozens of locally-led, grassroots …

Interview: Benjamin Bellegy, WINGS

Andrew Milner 5 May 2020

The latest piece of research produced by the Worldwide Networks for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), designed to help philanthropy support organisations (PSOs) think through their role in changing circumstances has been overborne by the Covid-19 crisis…well, …

New alliance for social entrepreneurs launched at World Economic Forum

Alliance magazine 4 May 2020

Forty leading global organisations have joined together to launch the COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs today at the World Economic Forum. Some $75 million in funding has already been mobilised by members of the …

From smart people doing good things to good people doing smart things

13 Jon Huggett 1 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for philanthropy and social innovation to evolve from an educated elite doing good to a much broader and wiser movement. My parents grew up in the Second World War …

Fit for the future: Can we emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis?

WINGS 28 April 2020

Civil society was not ready for COVID-19. In this, the first of a series of articles aiming to assess changes needed to ensure a stronger supporting environment for civil society, Benjamin Bellegy (WINGS), Chris Worman …