Fostering strategic philanthropy and intelligent resources in Central and Eastern Europe

By Alina Porumb, President of the Association for the Practice of Transformation (APT)   INSPIRE is a community of philanthropy practitioners, leaders and thinkers from Central and Eastern Europe who contribute their experience, knowledge and connections to enable social change. In a context of increasing complexity, uncertainty and threats to democracy, INSPIRE has supported the…

The hope for Democratic Politics in Central Europe

By Boris Strečanský, Senior Expert, Member of the Board – Center for Philanthropy, Bratislava   August 30, 2019  In 1999, ten years after the implosion of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, Slovakia changed its constitution and held its first direct presidential elections by a popular vote. Slovak voters elected Rudolf Schuster, a candidate of…

A New Private Social Investment Ecosystem

By Javier García Moritán, Grupo de Fundaciones y Empresas (GDFE) – Argentina   The WINGS meeting in Jamaica, Driving Philanthropy for the Future, will live on in our history as an event that inspired GDFE, along with other chambers and associations, to launch an ambitious initiative to move together “from competition to cooperation”. The creation of…