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Conference Kit Muirhead 20 June 2024

KoneKtor 2024 – Philanthropy East Forum

Opinion Neera Nundy 20 June 2024

Equal seats at the table: Why philanthropy should embrace gender quotas

In 2023 women comprised only 4.7 percent of CEOs in India, highlighting a significant gender gap in leadership roles. Despite remarkable strides in education and the workforce over the past half-century, women remain underrepresented at …

News Alliance magazine 18 June 2024

May 2024: Around the world from our regional reps

Every month Alliance regional representatives provide a report on the latest happenings in philanthropy from their region. Below is roundup for May 2024   CAPS Published Latest Research on Government Procurement from the Social Sector …

News Shafi Musaddique 18 June 2024

Latin American Rockefeller fellowship to develop climate solutions

The first cohort of Latin American leaders offering solutions to the climate crisis from across have been selected, as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s ‘Big Bets Climate Fellows’ programme.   The fellowship is dedicated towards …

News Andrew Mambondiyani 18 June 2024

Zimbabwe’s revised PVO Amendment Bill will restrict efforts to relieve hunger

In a typical summer farming season in Zimbabwe, many small-scale farmers can grow enough food to feed their families for a whole year. And they can even sell their surplus farm produce. It was not …

Book review Michael Seberich 17 June 2024

Book review: Reimagining Philanthropy in the Global South

Reimagining Philanthropy in the Global South is a bit like the arrival of a letter you knew must be on its way, but took a long time to get there.  The editors have put together …

Opinion Almaz Sharman 17 June 2024

How philanthropy is changing perceptions of autism in Central Asia

Autism as an independent disorder was first described nearly 80 years ago, but awareness of the problem of autism around the world is a relatively recent phenomenon. Just 17 years ago, in 2007, the United …

Practical advice Caroline Mason 16 June 2024

The future of investing is impact

Like many foundations around the world, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is on a journey to make better use of our investment assets. As with our £50 million of annual grant-making, we want our £1.2 billion endowment …

Book review Michael Seberich 15 June 2024

Book review: Reimagining Philanthropy in the Global South

Reimagining Philanthropy in the Global South is a bit like the arrival of a letter you knew must be on its way, but took a long time to get there.  The editors have put together …

Opinion Susan Burgess-Lent 14 June 2024

Old habits prevent generous sustained funding for women and girls        

Women’s and girls’ organizations received $8.8 billion in philanthropic support in 2020, which is 1.8 percent of total charitable giving – a key finding from the 2023 Women and Girls Index (WGI)*. A somewhat larger figure …