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Philanthropy’s role in overcoming the pandemic through R&I

Ignasi López Verdeguer 25 February 2021

This article has been commissioned for PEXnews. Beyond funding, philanthropy’s patient, risk-taking, anticipative and collaborative approach is key in the landscape of Research and Innovation The world is still living under the overwhelming weight of …


PEX Forum 2021 – Philanthropy is stepping out, but into what?

Josiane Smith 24 February 2021

At the time of writing, multiple contributors have already shared some excellent thoughts about the PEX Forum 2021, a 2-day virtual convening hosted by Ariadne, Dafne and SenseTribe, which brings together philanthropy support organisations to …


PEXforum 2021: Philanthropy needs to fight the today’s inequalities or risk becoming obsolete tomorrow

Justyna Duriasz-Bułhak 24 February 2021

When the PEXforum 2021 was approaching, I pondered whether we would be ready to go outside of our comfort zone and revise our own priorities. Sure enough, in our daily work as the philanthropy sector, …

PEXforum 2021 – The good, the great and the surprising!

Mihaela Giurgiu 24 February 2021

Being in Madrid last year for the first PEXforum was a treat at the time, and an even bigger treat retrospectively. Knowing that the PEXcommunity has met regularly online throughout 2020 and has achieved a degree …

European Climate Pact: An invitation to philanthropy organisations

2 Elena Višnar Malinovská 24 February 2021

This article has been commissioned for PEXnews Philanthropy can play an important role in Europe’s green transition by supporting concrete action for climate and the environment, from boosting local grassroots projects to accelerating and scaling up …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in the Arab region

Amy McGoldrick 23 February 2021

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations this year, celebrating Alliance’s 25 years at the heart of global philanthropy, we have launched a series of events on what the future of philanthropy holds in different …

PEXforum 2021: From Reflection to Renewal

Martin Modlinger 19 February 2021

Yes, the PEXforum 2021 was a wonderful, personal and successful conference that built on the previous conference in Madrid, included many new voices, and set a path for the future with deep discussions and concrete …

PEXforum highlights the importance of investing in imagination

Joanna Pienkowska 18 February 2021

For those of us who are lucky enough to be working from home in this pandemic, zoom meetings have become a regular and predictable part of our daily routines. Fortunately, this year’s PEXforum, jointly hosted …

Soul searching at PEXforum: Democratising philanthropy or valuing institutional philanthropy?

Barry Hoolwerf 17 February 2021

The interactive online PEXforum 2021 ‘From crisis to renewal: Living up to our vision for a sustainable and just Europe’ was a well organised and interactive gathering of souls with a shared desire to heal …

Why I fund philanthropy support organisations

2 Peter Brach 8 February 2021

I fund PSOs and umbrella organisations because under the right circumstances the outcome can be enormous. My grantmaking focuses on low-risk, high-return approaches for achieving broad impact. Based on my experience to date, both are …