Philanthropy In India Report Sparks Questions…And Opportunity

Philanthropy In India Report Sparks Questions…And Opportunity

Recently, Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace, in association with Alliance magazine, Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), and the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy at Ashoka University, released a highly anticipated thought piece on the emerging philanthropic sector in India, one of the largest and most rapidly changing countries in the world. The report, a…

#GivingTuesday wrap up!

by João Paulo Vergueiro, CEO of the Brazilian Fundraisers Association (ABCR) Yesterday we celebrated #GivingTuesday, the global campaign that is bringing attention to social causes and creating a culture of giving throughout the world. #GivingTuesday first emerged in the US with a clear purpose: Thanksgiving, BlackFriday and CyberMonday were huge movements encouraging –directly and indirectly – unrestrained consumption, though…

Funder Interview- Pam Foster, Chief Operating Officer, Co-Impact

Pam Foster introduces Co-Impact, an ambitious joint fund

Thank you to Pam for agreeing to be interviewed. 1. Can you please tell us a bit about Co-Impact and how this idea evolved to what it is now? What approaches and forms of social investment will you use: grantmaking, operations, grantees’ capacity building, advocacy work on issues supported, impact investing, etc.? Co-Impact began with…

DivestInvest Philanthropy Guide

DivestInvest Philanthropy Guide

Australia is a small country by many standards.  But as the world’s single largest exporter of coal – in the minds of those who are tackling dangerous global climate change – Australia is a superpower. That’s why it makes perfect sense that the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN) has produced the DivestInvest Philanthropy Guide, a…

Introducing WINGS Board – Interview with T. Başak Ersen

Introducing WINGS Board – Başak Ersen

  1) Tell us a bit about your current work and background I am the Secretary General of the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV) since 2011. TUSEV is a membership based private foundation. Currently, the organization has 114 foundations and associations as members.  As TUSEV we are working for a more enabling legal and…

The Changing Face Of Philanthropy

The Changing Face Of Philanthropy

  By Debasish Mitter- Country Director, India, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation The philosophy, scope and even the ‘currency’ of giving have seen dramatic shifts in keeping with the nature of the challenges faced by society. And it augurs well for the development sector. It’s not just the nature and extent of development problems that have…