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.
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.
Partnerships in Conflict: How violent conflict impacts local civil society and how international partners respond
This report by Oxfam and International Alert summarizes the findings of new research on the impact of violent conflict on civil society organizations (CSOs) and the implications for international actors who partner with them.
Now is the Time: Research on Gender Justice, Conflict and Fragility in the Middle East and North Africa
Published by Oxfam and International Alert on 5 June 2017, this study examines the impact of fragility and conflict on gender justice and women’s rights in the MENA, as a part of an Oxfam project entitled ‘Promoting the Needs of Women in Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa’ funded through the UK Foreign…
The story of the Red Umbrella Fund, published five years after its creation, highlights perspectives and experiences from sex workers and funders involved in the process up to 2012 when the Fund was officially launched.
This report highlights the learning from funders and is intended to help nurture the emerging community of foundations working in systems change by codifying and sharing examples and practices from the pioneers and early adopters of this approach.
The story of the Funding Exchange, a pioneering national network in USA of social justice foundations. The story offers lessons that have practical relevance for today’s social justice funders and activists, philanthropy scholars, and foundation professionals.
Published in celebration of TrustAfrica’s 10th anniversary, Claiming Agency: Reflecting on TrustAfrica’s First Decade takes an in-depth look its work as an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Edited by Halima Mahomed and Elizabeth Coleman, the book has been published in partnership with Weaver Press. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa’s challenges were often developed outside its borders, TrustAfrica sought to…
Funding In Conflict-Affected Environments addresses the question – how can independent philanthropy fund activities and initiatives in conflict-affected areas in order to promote and support peacebuilding? The study has been authored by Avila Kilmurray and published by the Social Change Initiative, Belfast and the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace.
Ten years of Peacebuilding Work in Conflict Regions: Reflections and a Policy Contribution from the FFP Network
On the Network’s 10th anniversary (2016), the two publications present the combined experiences and reflections of the members of the Foundations for Peace Network. They offer the lessons from the network members experience and their thinking on the way forward for philanthropy and its role in the current difficult times.