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Feminism as a priority area in migration

Angélica Gómez 9 March 2020

Angélica Gómez is part of Fondo Semillas, a nonprofit organisation focused on improving women’s lives in Mexico and a sponsor of the Gender, Youth, and Children on the Move conference in Tijuana. Her reflection is …

Non-profits are unsung and undervalued: Interview with Phil Buchanan

Charles Keidan 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) and author of Giving Done Right: Effective philanthropy and making every dollar count, tells Charles Keidan why he thinks the US non-profit sector is so …

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 …

Justice is key to real social progress

Lourdes Inga and Darren Walker 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Lourdes Inga (Peruvian of Quechua descent) of the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples talks to Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation about the importance of placing Indigenous perspectives centre-stage Lourdes Inga: International Funders for …

Investment, innovation and respect

Jennifer Astone and Steven Heim 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Money is often not the most important element of investments in Indigenous communities, taking a backseat to building long-term partnerships Indigenous communities, foundations and entrepreneurs have launched creative structures and approaches to access financial capital, …

A more comprehensive idea of well-being

Nora Tzec, Verónica Fernández de Castro and Alejandra Garduño 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Indigenous Peoples’ idea of welfare goes beyond the material – often encapsulated in Latin America in the notion of buen vivir. The role of engaged funders is to embrace this, and to have a long-term …

From Generosity to Justice: A new gospel of wealth

Tobias Jung 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Reviewed by Tobias Jung, director of the Centre for the Study of Philanthropy & Public Good, University of St Andrews Published on the centenary of Andrew Carnegie’s death, Walker’s book proposes ‘A new gospel of …

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, …

Download ‘Confident Giving’ by Kris Putnam-Walkerly for free

Alliance magazine 26 February 2020

The award-winning book, Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders by global philanthropy advisor, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, is now available to download for free. The book has compiled insights from a year’s worth of weekly posts from …

Filling the data and knowledge gap: How philanthropy can better partner with Indigenous communities

Grace Sato, Sarina Dayal and Supriya Kumar 24 February 2020

‘Philanthropy has consistently under-funded Indigenous communities and, particularly, Indigenous-led organizations,’ said Edgar Villanueva, chair of Native Americans in Philanthropy’s board and author of Decolonizing Wealth. Over the last 30 years, the proportion of grantmaking by …