Indigenous communities in the Global South have long practiced reciprocal assistance to strengthen mutual trust, pool assets, build capacity, and help community members adapt to changing conditions and opportunities.
Category: Grantmakers & Donors
As the frequency of natural disasters increases dramatically, philanthropic actors are rethinking how they engage over the long term to support community resilience, ecological health, and a justice-focused response.
Michael Moody and Michael Layton share highlights from their recent trip to Mexico as part of a collaborative project exploring the intersections of community and family philanthropy in Latin America.
Volume 14, Issue 4 of The Foundation Review focuses on impact investing, sharing lessons learned from foundations whose investment portfolio is used to further its charitable mission while still achieving a financial return.
The Center for Arab American Philanthropy’s Mohamad Jaafar shares a brief history of giving in Arab American communities and highlights the key themes of Arab American philanthropy today.
Voices from across sectors are questioning how useful or fair ESG (environmental, social, and governance) standards are. The debate will likely affect the future of philanthropy.
As Teri Behrens explains, it’s too early to tell whether philanthropy’s commitments to racial equity and social justice represent a real turning point, or simply a “trend.”
This issue of The Foundation Review addresses many of the major challenges that persist across the sector, from managing strategic shifts to the use of media to human resources.
The U.S. Congress appears increasingly interested in philanthropy’s spending habits — from donor-advised funds and foundation payout rates to the influence and reach of wealthy individual philanthropists.
The overlapping challenges of a global pandemic and inchoate racial reckoning have provided an opportunity to redefine our conceptions of philanthropy.