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.
Tris Lumley, NPC Director of Innovation and Development, shares his reflections on open philanthropy – a new approach to make philanthropy more inclusive, open and transparent and to build a new commons of sense-making, priority-setting and decision-making.
Giorgio Righetti, General Manager of Acri, discusses the innovative approaches to creating the Italian Educational Poverty Fund and how these have enabled effective cooperation and greater impact.
‘10 years to transform the future of humanity – or to destabilize the planet’ – this is the reality philanthropy is facing today. In time for Earth Day 2021 Dafne’s Max von Abendroth is calling philanthropy to be bold in addressing the climate crisis and deepening social inequalities.
Olga Tarasov (Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors) discusses how intentional approaches to philanthropic time horizons can help donors achieve greater strategic clarity, responsiveness, and impact.
Stefan Schurig, Foundations Platform F20, highlights the impact that decisions made at a global level will have locally and calls on philanthropists to take a stance on the climate crisis.
Omri Preiss, Alliance4Europe, shares the challenges and opportunities for philanthropy and wider society in the recovery from COVID-19 as well as the ideas behind the European Hub for Civic Engagement.
Justyna Duriasz-Bułhak, Polish Donors’ Forum, reflects on what philanthropy needs to do to stay relevant in tomorrow’s society after the PEXforum 2021.
Mihaela Giurgiu, ECFI, shares some reflections on the PEXforum and the role of community foundations as “local plumbers.”
Max von Abendroth, the initiator shares his vision for the community. He imagines European philanthropy through the drawings of his youngest son.