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Gerhard Pulfer
Opinions - 17 February 2021

Displaced and disrupted, but not deserted

This blog was originally published on the Porticus website. Over the last seven months, we’ve seen COVID-19 disrupting education all over the world, but…
Calala staff
Opinions - 4 February 2021

Towards a feminist and anti-racist philanthropy

Calala Women’s Fund, Anti-racist Collaborative Statement The year 2020 saw a severe increase in inequalities due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and it saw the spotlight placed on long-standing…
Opinions - 18 January 2021

Keeping dialogue open, working together, and building back better

Read the original version of this blog in Greek on the HIGGS CSU website 2020 will be remembered as the year COVID-19 upended every…
Rien van Gendt
Opinions - 15 January 2021

Blended value: financial returns, SDGs and gender in harmony

This blog originally appeared on the Rien van Gendt Philanthropy Services website on 11 January 2021 How enlightened would it be, if foundations were…
Opinions - 8 January 2021

Rising to the challenge

At the end of a turbulent year, many of us were following the US elections with our hearts in our mouths, hoping that our friends across the pond would vote…
Hal Plotkin
Opinions - 6 January 2021

Leadership styles matter: The key finding for grantmakers and grantees from the Virtual Summit on Impact

This blog first appeared on the Alliance magazine website in December 2020 How can grantmakers be sure the programs they fund have the maximum possible impact? For grantmakers,…
Michael Fembek
Opinions - 3 December 2020

Making events accessible is a journey, not a goal

Since COVID-19 hit the world in March 2020, the topic of accessible events and gatherings is more important than ever. Most conferences and meetings of all kinds have been re-invented…
Carola Carazzone
Opinions - 25 November 2020

Reflecting on 25 years of progress for gender equality – and how far there is to go

This blog also appears on the Alliance blog| Image credit: Designed by Freepik Twenty-five years ago, the World Conference on Women in Beijing…
Rick James
Opinions - 9 November 2020

“OD – a smart investment to multiply impact”: Learning from five foundations

Many foundations are shifting their funding strategies towards core support. But few foundations are yet taking seriously the organisational development of grantees. Now, more than ever, we need to invest…
Anthony T. Silberfeld
Opinions - 2 November 2020

Uncivil War in Uncertain Times

In 2016, many Americans watched the US presidential campaign with dismay, wondering what had become of our democracy.  Little did we know at the time, that the erosion of trust…
Avila Kilmurray
Opinions - 26 October 2020

Unseen People, Invisible Viruses and Blind States: Protecting Stateless People in Times of COVID-19

Offered the option of being given one super-power which would you choose: Superhuman strength? Invisibility? The ability to fly? There is one catch though – you cannot control the consequences.
Joanne Rich
Opinions - 20 October 2020

My year at The National Lottery Community Fund

This time last year I left my Clarion family to embark on the most exciting chapter of my career as Head of Youth Voice at The National Lottery Community Fund.
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