A warm welcome to our new Board Directors!

  Amy Taylor is the Chief Networks Officer at CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists in 175 countries working to strengthen civil society and citizen participation. In her role as Chief Networks Officer she provides strategic leadership on network development, membership engagement, civil society resourcing and resource mobilisation.     Francis Kiwanga…

The Global Landscape of Philanthropy report

Read the full report here and share your thoughts with us! From a description of various forms of individual giving to the growing importance of community philanthropy and structured, institutional giving, the current report is an effort to bring back the diversity of the field of philanthropy at the center of the debate, by drawing…

Tapping The Potential For Giving In India

Tapping The Potential For Giving In India

Following the Philanthropy in India report by Caroline Hartnell, here are some insights from Anu Aga, Director on the board of Thermax Ltd and Chair on the board of ‘Teach for India’, on why people in India do not give ‘enough’.   “We have not tapped our own potential for giving” Do we start giving…

#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…

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…