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Forget the paradigm that many believe Millennials to be the “Me Generation.” Research proves them to be the “Us Generation.” “Us” encompasses the world.
Last month, we shone a bright spotlight on Impetus-PEF, a London-based foundation that is doing a great job of investing in the performance of its grantees. The Impetus-PEF story is so rich with insights that we want to put more meat on the bones here.
Billions of dollars are being donated without strong evidence about which ways of giving are effective reports Caroline Fiennes, funder of Giving Evidence. Recipients of funds are increasingly scrutinized, but the effectiveness of donors is not.
The European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP) has produced what is probably the clearest and most reliable account of European philanthropy to date – but, as it acknowledges, ‘best yet’ does not mean ‘best possible’. Paradoxically, in fact, it probably says more about what we don’t know than about what we do.
With an annual grantmaking of more than $109 million and the inauguration of the world’s largest humanitarian award in 1996, the Hilton Foundation’s philanthropic approach lives up to its founder’s motto: “Think Big. Act Big. Dream Big.”
Our interview with Martin Short, CEO of The Power of Nutrition, analyzes a results-based model to invest in sustainable and scalable initiatives able to contrast undernutrition in children
Let’s be honest: foundation presidents’ annual letters tend to be pro forma at best. But this month we found a lovely and rare exception, by F.B. Heron Foundation President Clara Miller…
Many questions have been asked about what is changing for foundations and their work in the context of a new U.S. presidential administration. A new CEP study tries to answer these questions involving the CEOs of the largest US grantmaking foundations
The GIIN’s 2017 Annual Impact Investor Survey is based on an analysis of the world’s leading impact investing organizations. Survey respondents collectively manage nearly USD 114 billion in impact assets, a figure which serves as the best-available “floor” for the size of the impact investing market.
This “Philanthropy Insights” explains Theory of Change and social impact assessment in practice through international experiences and Italian cases conducted by Fondazione Lang Italia (IN ITALIAN ONLY)
The first analysis by the GIIN on global impact investors trends shows a strong sector growth in the last three years (2013-2015)
The “Performance Imperative” helps organizations achieve more meaningful, measurable change so they can make as much difference as they possibly can for their beneficiaries
“To read this book is to hope that all human services organizations, and those that fund them, would embrace its recommendations—and to wonder how many millions of people’s lives would be improved, even saved, if they did” – Phil Buchanan