Evaluating Social Change in Social Movement Processes

Building on earlier dialogues on North/South cooperation that were convened by ForAL (Forging Alliances South and North), ForAL initiated a virtual dialogue which, through an ongoing exchange between funders and civil society groups, facilitated reflection on conceptual and methodological elements in order to strengthen our capacity to evaluate social change in social movement processes. We…

Resources from Impact Island at the European Foundation Centre Conference

At the recent EFC Conference in Cascais, Portugal, the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace joined with the Bernard van Leer Foundation, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy, European Foundation Centre and Fondazione Cariplo to host a very interactive session on impact assessment and evaluation. As part of the session, we…

More Than the Poor Cousin

The Global Fund for Community Foundations launched a new report on the state of the global community foundation field. The report, “More than the Poor Cousin?”(attached) draws on data collected through the GFCF’s grantmaking processes and sets out to argue that community foundations may be a missing piece in the international development jigsaw. Join the…