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A New Era for African Philanthropy

This article was first published in Alliance Magazine. There has never been a greater time for African philanthropy and philanthropy in general than today. The momentum and interest around philanthropy have grown – at times surprisingly so, given that not so long ago philanthropy was accorded no role in formal and intergovernmental processes. Not many…

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Evaluating the Impact of Mondelez’ Behealthy Programme in Russia

CAF Russia recently published a report on the Social Return Of Investment (SROI) of their programme with Mondelez International Foundation. This report articulates the social impact of the BeHealthy Charitable Programme funded by Mondelez International Foundation using (SROI) methodology. It also provides conclusions and recommendations aimed at increasing social impact created by the Programme. This SROI analysis not only proved…

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WINGS Network Monthly Update – August

Welcome, Benjamin Bellegy! The WINGS Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that after an extensive search we have appointed Benjamin Bellegy as WINGS’ new Executive Director, starting October 1st, 2016. Benjamin is a French national; he brings extensive experience in philanthropy and international cooperation, previously leading programs in the area of philanthropy, sustainable…

Welcome, Benjamin Bellegy!

Welcome, Benjamin Bellegy!

The WINGS Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that after an extensive search we have appointed Benjamin Bellegy as WINGS’ new Executive Director, starting October 1st, 2016. Benjamin is a French national; he brings extensive experience in philanthropy and international cooperation, previously leading programs in the area of philanthropy, sustainable development and humanitarian…

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WingsForum 2017: 5 Minutes with Barry Knight!

In the run up to WingsForum 2017, we spoke to Barry Knight, Director at the Webb Memorial Trust, about the previous WingsForum conference. You did an evaluative report on WINGSForum 2014. What do you think is the Forum’s greatest strength? Having evaluated more than 20 large conferences in philanthropy over the past two decades, WINGSForum…

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WINGSForum 2017: Call for Proposals

We’re looking to hear from you, and are welcoming proposals for WINGSForum 2017. To find out more, be sure to visit the official WINGSForum website here, and apply today! Looking forward to hearing from you, and be sure to follow the #WF2017 hashtag on Twitter to keep up to date with the latest news!

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Investing in Infrastructure

The Center for Effective Philanthropy has just published an open letter to foundations. The letter addresses and makes the case for nonprofit infrastructure organizations and their crucial importance to helping foundations and nonprofits be as effective as they can be in their work. Image from The Center for Effective Philanthropy. The letter, signed by leaders of…