Professional grantmakers attempt to do their best in a world of difficult choices and constant pressure from every direction. Authors Gemma Bull and Tom Steinberg offer some simple, memorable advice to help you keep heading in the right direction when the pressures of the grantmaking life get too much.
Magda Pekacka, Executive Director of the Polish Donors’ Forum, discusses Polish philanthropy, civil society and her personal story.
Jean-Marc Pautras, CFF, discusses the Golden Age of French philanthropy, his call for foundations to act on climate and his passion for music.
In this interview, Carol Mack, Chief Executive of ACF, discusses the UK philanthropy sector, her personal story and her advice for young people starting out in the philanthropic and charitable sector.
“I would like to live to see a time when female leaders don’t need to explain their presence anymore as an indicator of change, that it is just a natural thing,” says Kirsten Hommelhoff, the Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations.
“What really gets me out of bed in the morning is contributing to shifting the economic system towards more inclusive growth and a more equitable society”, says Roberta Bosurgi, CEO of EVPA.
We spoke with Cvjetana Plavsa-Matic, Director of the National Foundation for Civil Society Development in Croatia, about her roots in the local community, her time in the Government, and the establishment of the National Foundation for Civil Society Development, as well as its response to the double crisis.
German actress and philanthropist Maria Furtwängler on how she wanted to get out of a plane on her way to Munich after hearing the welcome announcement by a female pilot, and what this experience has to do with her foundation MaLisa. An interview with Maria Furtwängler and her daughter Elisabeth.
“We need to integrate sustainability and impact orientation into the core processes of corporates”, says Dr. Frank Niederländer You will be hosting the 1st C Summit at the BMW Foundation office on Munich’s Praterinsel in September. Why do you think now is the right time to launch the C Summit and bring together corporate philanthropists…
“Everybody can be a changemaker”: Carola Carazzone, CEO of Assifero in Italy and member of the Board of Directors of DAFNE, on how philanthropy can drive social change