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.

Community Foundation Atlas Launched

On Oct 20, 2014 in Cleveland (USA), at the Fall Conference for Community Foundations, an international research collaboration unveiled the “Community Foundation Atlas,” the most comprehensive directory of the world’s community foundation movement that has ever been published. The online platform, available at http://communityfoundationatlas.org/, maps the identi- ties, locations, assets, roles and achievements of place-based…

More Than the Sum of Our Parts

I find that with each passing year the philanthropic discourse succumbs more and more to thinking and language that’s driven by and suited to market-based solutions. In this context, the ‘Barry Gaberman Lecture’ delivered by Avila Kilmurray titled ‘The Role of Philanthropy in Difficult Times’, provided a refreshing grounding to the conversations at WINGSForum 2014: The Power…

WINGS Webinar | Risky Business | Sept 24

On September 24,2012 the WINGS webinar series addresses the topic of risk, drawing from the experiences of industry professionals. One of the most celebrated aspects of philanthropy is the ability to take risks. The sector has resources to test innovative solutions other actors don’t have, like opportunities to bring said innovations to scale with the…