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Philanthropy in Russia

The report provides an overview of the current state of philanthropy in Russia, based on conversations with people who have been working to promote, support or strengthen different areas of philanthropy. It is part of a larger study, started in 2016, to review the current state of philanthropy in emerging economies and the role philanthropy is playing in the world today.

Philanthropy in India

This report on Indian philanthropy by Caroline Hartnell is based on a study that started in 2016. It is part of a larger study in other emerging economies to review the current state of philanthropy and what role it is playing in the world. It has been published by PSJP in association Alliance, WINGS and the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy, Ashoka University.


From young marketers to social movements – Lisa Jordan on the forces of agency

By Lisa Jordon Before getting into the heart of the Rethinking Poverty dialogue I want to first say ‘thank you’ to Barry Knight and the Webb Memorial Trust for helping me understand Kim Kardashian. For those of you who missed this brilliant insight in Rethinking Poverty, the illumination can be found on page 56 in the philosophical conversation…

Observations on Philanthropy in Russia

By John Slocum Caroline Hartnell’s Philanthropy in Russia: A working paper provides an excellent overview of the state of Russia’s philanthropic sector. Based on a series of in-depth consultations with more than a dozen leading practitioners, this report is a welcome addition to a field where good English-language literature is frustratingly scarce, and some of…

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International grassroots funder Thousand Currents is recruiting a new Executive Director

Thousand Currents is seeking a visionary, inspirational Executive Director to realize the strategic goals of the organization while reimagining traditional philanthropy. Thousand Currents ED Position Description  Thousand Currents is a boldly unique 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to building an interconnected global community rooted in love, imagination and joy. Formerly IDEX, Thousand Currents has funded, connected, and…

South Asia Women’s Fund is now Women’s Fund Asia

On 8th March 2018, International Women’s Day, Tulika Srivastav announced the transmogrification of the South Asia Women’s Fund to Women’s Fund Asia, expanding the work of the fund to 18 countries in Asia. In a message to partners and friends, Tulika wrote: The journey to become Women’s Fund Asia consisted of many consultations, debates and…

Opening at the Atlantic Fellows programme at LSE

The Atlantic Fellows programme in Social and Economic Equity, housed within the LSE’s International Inequalities Institute (III) is recruiting a Global Network Officer. They are looking for a driven and inspiring individual with experience in building meaningful relationships across global networks, particularly at the intersection of social movements, civil society and academia. Ideally, s/he will…