An Interview With Àngel Font of La Caixa Banking Foundation

An Interview With Àngel Font Of La Caixa Banking Foundation

Thanks to Mr. Àngel Font, the corporate director of Strategy and Research at “la Caixa” Banking Foundation for being interviewed:   1- ”la Caixa” Banking Foundation has gone through some important changes and it is now among the most prominent foundations in the world: how is your strategy evolving and how do you consider the foundation’s…

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…

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…