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EDGE Funders Alliance appoint new Co-Executive Directors

Alliance magazine 30 June 2019

EDGE Funders Alliance have appointed Sofia Arroyo Martin Del Campo and Arianne Shaffer as Co-Executive Directors to replace Mark Randazzo who will be retiring at the end of the July. Sofia has been involved with …

Three conditions for dramatic impact in philanthropy

Kris Putnam-Walkerly 15 June 2019

Have the most impact possible in your charitable giving. If you want to achieve dramatic impact in philanthropy you need to know where you’re going, you need to get there, and you need to know …

Healing is Justice: How funders respond

Shaena Johnson 9 June 2019

We’re at an important crossroads in this political moment. The rise of police brutality and the rampant increase of transphobic, anti-Black, and anti-immigrant violence are being met with a new generation of grassroots LGBTQI organizers …

The brighter side of philanthropy

Pamala Wiepking 4 June 2019 For Subscribers

If we want to use the study of philanthropy to create more generous societies, we need a more inclusive notion of the concept The question that drives my research as the Visiting Stead Family Chair …

Understanding and assessing impact in peace funding

Hope Lyons 4 June 2019 For Subscribers

Peace-building is sensitive work. Approaches to assessing it need to be equally sensitive, as Rockefeller Brothers Fund is discovering Peace-building is one of three grantmaking themes of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF). The goal of …

Invest for better: women lead the way

Ellen Remmer 31 May 2019

International philanthropy has consistently been on the leading edge of the movement to use market forces to stimulate sustainable social change. Organizations like the Grameen Bank and KIVA, for example, taught donors the power of …

Systems change – are we already doing it?

Sarah Brown-Campello and Lauren Bradford 30 May 2019

Systems change – it’s an increasingly trendy phrase in our field, but what exactly makes it unique? Is systems change the silver bullet? Or another revised term that encompasses practices already common to us? Systems …