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Donor-Advised Fund Impact Story: Giving Internationally through Two DAFs

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Elaine Gast Fawcett

Sasha Rabsey is the founder, director, and a philanthropic advisor with the HOW Fund, a donor advised fund she established more than a decade ago through the Tides Foundation in San Francisco. Through this fund, Rabsey supports grassroots leaders who recognize the strength, courage, and capacity of women and girls globally, and who address a constellation of their needs through direct-service projects… Read More

Private Philanthropy for Development

Posted on April 20, 2018 by The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Philanthropy’s role in advancing sustainable development attracts a lot of attention. This report calls into question long-held assumptions about the volume, nature and potential of foundations’ engagement in developing countries, and the role they can play to support the SDGs. It presents ground-breaking data and analysis that capture previously non-existent global and comparable quantitative and qualitative data on how foundations… Read More

International Grantmaking: Funding with a Global View

Posted on May 1, 2017 by GrantCraft

In this guide, grantmakers describe the benefits and challenges of bringing a global perspective to their work. The guide explains the regulations that govern cross-border grantmaking and shares the experiences of funders who have coped with working across geographic and cultural divides. It also weighs the merits of working through intermediaries and funding directly outside the United States… Read More

How Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Communities – NCRP

Posted on July 21, 2016 by National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

In this paper, we offer a snapshot of family philanthropy as it often is practiced today, including what makes traditional family philanthropy different from other forms. It is our hope that our suggestions will be considered when developing strategy, both by family funders for whom our research rings true, and for those whose experiences differ. … Read More

Expenditure Responsibility Rules for Private Foundations

Posted on May 1, 2016 by Learn Foundation Law

The legal staff at the Packard Foundation, Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation and Moore Foundation developed this free, resource, which covers the basic legal rules around expenditure responsibility. It takes less than thirty minutes to complete and features “Maya,” a program officer that helps participants through the course… Read More

Global Giving: Making a World of Difference

Posted on October 29, 2014 by Paula Johnson

This monograph describes through donors' stories the possibilities of global giving. For anyone who is interested in addressing issues beyond our borders, it offers a look at the new infrastructure that has emerged to promote and respond to donors' global interests and provides comprehensive information on the institutions that can help them get involved… Read More

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