The Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace is thrilled to share with you Effective Philanthropy: Another Take, a collection of 11 stories describing a philanthropic intervention against some form of injustice (socioeconomic and/or political) at a local, national or global scale.
Each story addresses seven key questions grantmakers wrestle with in order to effect systemic social change.
What is the problem? What is the solution? How do we address it? What are the risks?What are the challenges? What was achieved? What next?
The collection includes stories of successful grants for:
Just over month ago, the Wits Business School announced collaboration with the Southern Africa Trust to establish a first for the continent– an academic Chair in African Philanthropy.
Authored by Hania Aswad, Naseej Foundation: www.naseej-cyd.org
Link for file (in Arabic): http://www.naseej-cyd.org/uploads/files/resources1/almulhem-in-social-justice.pdf
In English, ‘Al Mulhem’ means ‘the Inspirer’. While it serves as an inspiring ‘training and work implementation’ guide (not manual), it also aims at reaching out to the larger CSOs world of practitioners and activists, NGOs, philanthropists and donors, interested in applying social justice and right based values and principles in their work; despite of their specialization.
A field comes of age! Announcing the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, Johannesburg, 1 - 2 December 2016Submitted by Wendy Richardson on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 22:45
This post first appaered on the Global Fund for Community Foundations blog on November 13, 2015