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Scaling & Equal Voices: A new initiative by H&S Davidson Trust

1 Hugh Davidson 3 August 2021

Having spent 15 years funding in international development, Hugh Davidson is perplexed by why so few successful pilot programs are brought to scale. Part of the answer appears that they are developed from offices in …

A solution for everyday givers: LGBTQ+ giving circles carving paths to progress

Kyson Bunthuwong 31 July 2021

Before I joined Lacuna Giving Circle, there was a gap in my personal philanthropy that I couldn’t ignore. My husband—a high school teacher—and I—a nonprofit fundraiser—contributed to several causes we believed in. Until I joined …

Feminist friendship as method: Experiences of re-organising power in philanthropy

Ruby Johnson and Devi Leiper O’Malley 30 July 2021

A luta continua. The struggle continues. A popular phrase in social justice movements, and in a time of global pandemic, climate and intersecting political crises, the struggle must continue if we are to survive. We …

An existential crisis or moment of opportunity: philanthropy in the US and Canada

Annmarie McQueen 20 July 2021

Over the past year and a half, the United States has reckoned with the pandemic, a breakdown of race relations, rising wealth inequality, the looming threat of climate change and a disorderly transition of power. …

Incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into work with charities, philanthropists, and funders

Angela Kail 15 July 2021

As many charities have done, at NPC we have been thinking about how to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of our work, following on from our Walking the Talk project and conversations with colleagues …

Does philanthropy have too much influence? Or not enough?

Alliance magazine 13 July 2021

Pandemic response around the globe has elevated and centred philanthropy, causing many bystanders to pay attention to the sector for the first time. From recognising the influence of the Gates Foundation on global public health …

Showing up as an ally

Patricia McIlreavy 17 June 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic and the concurrent disasters created by hurricanes, wildfires, and other hazards have stretched communities to their limits. The needs across the globe have also asked all of us to dig deep and …

Neca Setubal puts Brazilian philanthropy in focus

Andrew Milner 1 June 2021

Fundacão Tide Setubal (FTS) has long experience of combatting racism in the suburbs of São Paulo. It’s a problem that has been ignored for too long by mainstream Brazilian society, but as Neca Setubal, chair …

1,000 days to make a difference

José Luiz Setubal and Marcos Kisil 1 June 2021

Structural racism in Brazil defines the life and health of its Afro-descendant population from childhood onwards. One foundation has set out to change that Over the past three decades, scientific research has confirmed that the …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2021 issue of Alliance: The Americas Cross-racial network targets climate justice groups Bezos Earth Fund recruits senior personnel Latimpacto study illuminates …