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Memories of a philanthropy pioneer

Wendy Richardson and Leticia Ruiz-Capillas 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

A moving and personal tribute to the late Mott Foundation chairman, William S. White, from colleagues and friends Wendy Richardson and Leticia Ruiz-Capillas The red and blue flashing lights in his review mirror – no …

Window of opportunity for women’s funds

Elizabeth Gillespie 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

The time is ripe to push for gender equality and social change. Women’s funds hold the key When Melinda Gates made her groundbreaking pledge of $1 billion to address gender equality in the US last …

Arctic conservation harnesses Native skills

Anne Henshaw 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

After years of relying on international NGOs, funders are beginning to value the contribution Indigenous Peoples can make to environmental conservation In October 2020, the 15th conference of Parties for the Convention on Biological Diversity …

Indigenous women changing philanthropy

Teresa Zapeta and Lucy Mulenkei 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

For Indigenous women, there is no distinction between individual and collective rights. How can philanthropy help them achieve those rights and where are the challenges? Indigenous women are part of ancient civilisations, culturally diverse and …

Following the leadership of Indigenous women

Nicky McIntyre 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Listening to Indigenous women activists will move philanthropy closer to achieving meaningful change, writes Nicky McIntyre of Foundation for a Just Society When Teresa Zapeta and Lucy Mulenkei affirm that ‘we are not first women …

When giving money is no longer enough

Diane Alalouf-Hall, David Grant-Poitras and Caroline Bergeron 29 February 2020

The limits of traditional philanthropy when faced with the climate crisis Since September of last year, bushfires have been relentlessly ravaging Australia. Their track record alone is enough to make you sick to your stomach, …

Gender, childhood & youth on the move: ‘visibilizing’ the invisible

Eliza Brennan 27 February 2020

This past week, I had the honor of participating in the Gender, Childhood & Youth on the Move conference in Tijuana, which brought together over 75 nonprofit organizations from Central America, Mexico and the United …

Relationships over indicators

Jill Anderson 27 February 2020

The ‘Gathering on Gender, Childhood, and Youth on the Move‘ brought together grassroots migrant rights organisations, feminist’s groups, and youth-led collectives from across Mexico and Central America. There were a lot of amazing people in …

There are just THREE DAYS left to take advantage of Alliance and SSIR’s joint subscription offer

Alliance magazine 26 February 2020

Alliance magazine and the Stanford Social Innovation Review are offering a one year digital-only subscription to BOTH for only $69.95USD. This offer is available until Saturday 29 February. The exchange of information and ideas amongst …

Participatory grantmaking: it can be done – here’s how

Hannah Paterson and Katy Love 25 February 2020

Creating collective decision-making processes is hard work, but with the right investments it can be a transformative experience for all who participate. Here’s how… Over the course of our work, we’ve both created, participated in, …