Shazia Amjad – PCP’s new report on “The State of Individual Philanthropy in Pakistan”

A strong civil society depends, along with other things, on a strong culture of giving. In fact, developing a strong culture of giving is one of the most important agendas for organizations supporting philanthropy. According to the most recent study from WINGS about the global philanthropy infrastructure, 74% of survey respondents give high priority to…

Philanthropy and Academia in the Arab World

By Heba Abou Shnief With a burgeoning philanthropic landscape and a rich tradition of giving, philanthropy is often thought to have a life of its own in the Arab region. This conception rarely does invoke thinking about connections with data, research and knowledge.  Despite a budding philanthropy eco-system and the most well intended efforts of…

What does the culture of giving look like in Slovakia?

by Boris Strečanský Philanthropy in Slovakia, as well as in the Central and Eastern European region today, is a hybrid phenomenon with two faces: traditional and modern one – and that makes it unique. The traditional expressions perceive the concept of community as a community of known people tied together by family, kin, friendship and…