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The ‘S’ of the Brazilian ESG will not evolve without dialogue with CSOs

Renato Rebelo 13 August 2022

The B3 (Stock Exchange in Brazil) revealed last year that it would have new rules for its Corporate Sustainability Index. The changes in the ranking stemmed from pressure from investors so that the companies evaluated …

Decolonising ourselves to decolonise philanthropy

Cristal Campillay Alarcón and Paula Riedemann Fuentes 9 August 2022 For Subscribers

On situated knowledge, locus of enunciation, and other migrations – the story of Spain’s Calala Fondo de Mujeres We are a group of diverse women who understand ourselves as a mixed foundation. We are natives …

Grant from Inter-American Foundation will support civil society infrastructure in Latin America

Alliance magazine 7 August 2022

The Inter-American Foundation is prioritising civic engagement, human rights, and community resource mobilisation in Latin America with a grant to Federación Red Argentina para la Cooperación Internacional (RACI). ‘Restrictions to civil society and civic engagement …

Black Philanthropy Month Brazil Summit will consider Brazil’s Black history

Alliance magazine 30 July 2022

A free online event, hosted by the Group of Institutes, Foundations, and Companies (GIFE) and the WISE Fund, will be a space to exchange knowledge and practices for Brazilian Black philanthropy. The Black Philanthropy Month …

Funders join network to protect abortion rights

Alliance magazine 26 July 2022

The International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Discrimination and Stigma (inroads) has launched a Funder Call to Action, asking funder organisations to break the silence and stigma that shrouds abortion by taking a stance …

Black Philanthropy Month Brazil Summit

Alliance magazine 22 July 2022

Latimpacto launches report on climate and conservation

Alliance magazine 8 June 2022

A new report from Latimpacto in Latin America seeks to connect and advance climate action and conservation from the perspective of private financial support in Latin America and the Caribbean. The changing climate is a …

What Brazilian philanthropy learned from pandemic giving

1 Paula Jancso Fabiani and Luisa Lima 4 June 2022

Collaboration and strengthening civil society organisations are key to tackling Brazil’s social inequality, a new report from the Institute for Development of Social Investment asserts. It’s easier to make a fortune than to give money …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 31 May 2022

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2022 issue of Alliance: The Americas $1bn Gender Fund aims to transform systems Gates board adds four new trustees How Latin …

Help! What should I do about a flakey fundraiser?

Veritas 31 May 2022 For Subscribers

Dear Veritas, Our small US-based nonprofit serving poor families in the Global South recently hired a fundraiser. He charged $25,000 upfront and, based on his reputation, we agreed to contract with him to increase our funding. …