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Lenka Setkova appointed Chief Executive of the Fidelity International’s Charitable Foundations

Alliance magazine 17 August 2019

Fidelity International has announced the appointment of Lenka Setkova to the role of Chief Executive of its two charitable foundations: the Fidelity UK Foundation and the Fidelity International Foundation. In her new role, Lenka will …


Insights from HLPF 2019: Philanthropy & the SDGs

Natalya Pyagay 15 August 2019

The role of philanthropic institutions in advancing the sustainable development agenda has been widely recognized by various stakeholders. Importantly, philanthropy’s value-add has been more and more perceived through its ability to advocate for collective action, …


Guiding family foundations for effective philanthropy

Suzanty Sitorus 14 August 2019

Along with their increasing wealth, many families who own business empires in Indonesia set up a foundation to carry out their philanthropic mission. In recent years, the second and third generations of some of the …

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Jennifer Louie 12 August 2019

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at the current market pace. My attention to this …

Philanthropy is a guest at other people’s tables…but is it time to play musical chairs?

Dawn Austwick 10 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

Philanthropy – past, present and future

Moira Sinclair 9 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

Moving toward EFC 3.0

Luc Tayart de Borms 8 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

The collide-o-scope of philanthropy: old patterns shifting to meet new challenges

Avila Kilmurray 7 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

Back to the future: Questions for foundations

Carol Mack 6 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

Three shifts philanthropy needs to make to better design and evaluate social change

Srikanth Gopal 3 August 2019

Good strategy-making and evaluation sit at the heart of philanthropy. Yet, as a sector, we continue to struggle with how to design strategies, how to better understand our impact, and how to use that understanding …