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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…
Cvjetana Plavsa-Matic
Opinions - 15 April 2020

A Letter from the Frontline – Value of Croatian Civil Society in time of double crisis

This blog was first published on EURACTIV on 14 April. Civil society organisations have been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 crisis. In Croatia the…
Ayşe Gürsöz
Opinions - 15 April 2020

What does solidarity look like in times of coronavirus?

Whether you are adjusting to a new reality of sheltering in place, struck by major economic shifts, or have impacted loved ones –– one sure thing is that you…
Matteo Bagnasco
Opinions - 2 April 2020

Cultural welfare – What role can the arts play in the health and well-being of citizens?

The publication of the New Agenda for Culture by the European Commission in 2018 was a significant development for people working in the field of culture as it widened the…
Massimo Lapucci
Opinions - 1 April 2020

Philanthropy cannot self-isolate, and good ideas should never be quarantined

This article was originally posted on 27th March in Alliance Magazine. We are inundated, and appalled, every day with images, data and words all…
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