Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace is a global network of philanthropy practitioners working to increase the impact of grantmaking for social justice and peace. We do this by:

  • Developing tools and practices to advance this field of work
  • Shifting the narrative in philanthropy to place social justice and peace at the center
  • Supporting a network/community of practice for practitioners across the globe

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Just Published - Effective Philanthropy: Another Take

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:

Chair in African Philanthropy at the Wits Business School

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.  

“Al Mulhem in Social Justice”

Authored by Hania Aswad, Naseej Foundation:

Link for file (in Arabic):

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. 

General Objectives: 

The Global Summit on Community Philanthropy- Why you should be excited

Earlier this year the Global Fund for Community Foundations and the Global Alliance for Community Philanthropy announced a landmark event in the field of Philanthropy - the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, to be held on 1 - 2 December 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.