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Filippo Candela
Opinions - 10 September 2020

Data in philanthropic foundations: beyond data science

In 2019, the Compagnia di San Paolo foundation transformed its organization to reflect the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals framework. These radical changes were supported by a detailed analysis…
Barry Knight
Opinions - 31 July 2020

Supporting communities on the frontlines of conflict

“The official advice is that it is too dangerous,”  Marina says.  She hands me the phone, and I say, “But I have promised to go.” We haggle and eventually reach…
Alberto Durán
Opinions - 29 June 2020

That we are living through difficult times is clear for all to see

We are facing the most serious socio-economic and health crisis of recent times, as the UN has pointed out in its report “Shared responsibility, global solidarity:…
Lynda Mansson
Opinions - 25 June 2020

Adapting in uncertain times

This blog was originally published on the MAVA Foundation website on 11 June. Across the world, life as we know it was turned on…
Biba Klomp
Opinions - 16 June 2020

Exploring the scope of European media philanthropy

How do European foundations engage with journalism? This question cannot be answered as straightforwardly as it might seem. With the exception of a handful of high-profile journalism funders, many European…
Alexandra Zenoff
Opinions - 9 June 2020

Strengthening local partnerships to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations

Many marginalised groups are especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic. While long-term, structural solutions are critical in addressing the needs of these groups, one approach that can help in providing…
Ligia Cravo
Opinions - 5 June 2020

Everyone deserves a fair slice

This article was also published by Van Gendt Philanthropy Services and by the Dutch Digital Platform on Philanthropy and Social Investments ‘…
Opinions - 20 May 2020

Keeping the paths open

I’ll keep the path open, the path in my mind I’ll see to it that there’s none left behind I’ll play Beethoven’s sonatas, and…
Rana Kotan
Opinions - 20 May 2020

Civil Society during and post pandemic: A period with clouds and uncertainties

As COVID-19 has brought our world to a standstill, the weather has never been cloudier. Major uncertainties prevail around the course of the pandemic as well as the measures that…
Andrea Silvestri
Opinions - 20 May 2020

Let’s go beyond calls for proposals

This blog was originally published on Percorsi Secondo Welfare on 18 May. The coronavirus crisis that we are now facing is bringing about a slow-down or…
Ben Thurman
Opinions - 12 May 2020

Kindness in a crisis

This blog originally appeared as part of Carnegie UK Trust’s Covid-19 and wellbeing blog As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, and people come together in…
Ilona Herlin
Opinions - 11 May 2020

Will the pandemic harm diversity in grantmaking?

This post originally appeared on the Kone Foundation website This spring, a new viral disease has caused a global crisis, spanning all aspects of…
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