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Jaime Matute Hernández appointed as new CEO of AFE

Alliance magazine 17 October 2018

The Colombian Association of Family and Corporate Foundations (AFE) have appointed Jaime Matute Hernández as their new Chief Executive. Jaime has 18 years of experience in development policies and projects, international technical cooperation, international public …


Technology and social investment to build a better world

Rodrigo Baggio 18 September 2018

The Brazilian Philanthropy Forum was an amazing chance to get in touch with some great solutions we already have in hands to accelerate performance and positive impact in society, such as big data and artificial …


Investing in social enterprise, investing in models

1 Lisa van Heereveld 17 September 2018

The definition of social enterprise has been at the centre of global debates for a long time. The overall UK consensus seems to be that social enterprises should generate at least 50 per cent of …

Brazil Philanthropy Forum 2018: Bridging the gap

1 Marcia Kalvon Woods 16 September 2018

The IDIS Forum 2018 with the theme of ‘Impact of Technology’ gave us food for thought. The highlight for me was the opening session presented by Rhodri Davies from Charities Aid Foundation and talked about …

A new dawn for Latin American philanthropy?

Guayana Paez-Acosta 5 September 2018

In light of the declining trend in philanthropy giving coming into Latin America, I recently talked about the need for what I like to call an emerging philanthropy and solidarity-based innovation paradigm for Latin America …

Reassigning public wealth in Brazil

Marcos Kisil 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

The process of PtP has unlocked large funds for charitable use. It might now do so in Brazil via its privatization agenda and serious corruption problems According to Lester Salamon, the Philanthropication thru Privatization (PtP) …

Local community funding: what’s possible in Latin America?

Gastón Chillier 2 September 2018

Much has been written about whether human rights organisations can centre their financial sustainability on support from local individual donors and free themselves from the traditional model of international funding. At CELS, we have concrete evidence to show …

Partnering with Latin American civil society to make an impact

Gastón Chillier 29 August 2018

A few weeks ago, the latest edition of The State of Global Giving by U.S. Foundations was released. The report reveals that global giving by U.S. foundations increased by 29 per cent from 2011 to …

US Foundations’ Global Giving: Implications for Latin America’s development sector and philanthropy?

Guayana Paez-Acosta 28 August 2018

Earlier this month the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center launched The State of Global Giving by US Foundations: 2011-2015 featuring a detailed overview of US giving trends. The Report shows that Latin America received …

Global Impact launch six new regional funds

Alliance magazine 13 July 2018

Global Impact has launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds to support nonprofits in Africa, Asia‑Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. For its six new funds, Global …