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…

The State of Arab Philanthropy and the Case for Change

Naila Farouky from the Arab Foundations Forum has just published a fantastic article in the Development in Practice Journal – an abstract below. The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) has spent the past two years studying the landscape in which the forum functions. AFF, as a membership-based network of philanthropic foundations based in and/or working in the Arab…

Change for the Audacious: A Doers’ Guide

We must and can do much better at addressing issues such as climate change, food sustainability, health, education, environmental degradation, and wealth creation. This book is for people working on these types of issues, with the perspective that we can create a future that is not just “sustainable”, but also flourishing. The challenge is not…

Effective Philanthropy: Another Take

Effective philanthropy: Another Take (edited and with an introduction by Caroline Hartnell and Andrew Milner) is a collection of 11 stories describing a philanthropic intervention against some form of injustice (socioeconomic and/or political) at a local, national or global scale. These stories are told through the lens of a grantmaker illuminating the sorts of considerations, dilemmas…

Think gender, do better

Akanksha Malhautra (Dasra) says making ‘gender’ a permanent fixture in decision-making “is about being strategic. This is good economics. Ultimately, taking a gender lens is about making the best use of limited resources to maximize impact.”