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Weekly round-up- The fallacy of philanthropy, Japanese pensioners in jail, Alternative Camden & more!
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Weekly round-up- The fallacy of philanthropy, Japanese pensioners in jail, Alternative Camden & more!

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
4 February 2019
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The state of social innovation in 2019
social innovation in 2019

The state of social innovation in 2019

State of social innovation 2019 - view & download Over the last 10 years, SIX has developed a broad view of what social innovation looks like…
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22 January 2019
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 Questions to guide innovation funding
Funders Node

Questions to guide innovation funding

Funding is essential for social innovation to grow and thrive. This is why SIX has an entire programme dedicated to philanthropy. The SIX Funders No…
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21 January 2019Jordan Junge
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Philanthropy and data: How to better use, work with and fund data and emerging technologies
Funders Node

Philanthropy and data: How to better use, work with and fund data and emerging technologies

Introduction Foundations all over the world are grappling with their role in the emerging field of data and artificial intelligence. The field is…
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21 January 2019
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What is the power of networks in philanthropy? Reflections from SIX
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What is the power of networks in philanthropy? Reflections from SIX

Having worked for an international exchange for almost 5 years, I can attest firsthand to the power of networks. Networks help us to navigate our da…
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27 November 2018Jordan Junge
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Taking risks and achieving greater impact: A view from global foundations
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Taking risks and achieving greater impact: A view from global foundations

Download the full report here. Philanthropic foundations play a critical role in the landscape of social change. They leverage largely private m…
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26 November 2018SIX
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Weekly round-up- The rise of female philanthropy, loneliness in the city & alternative democratic systems.
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Weekly round-up- The rise of female philanthropy, loneliness in the city & alternative democratic systems.

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
SIX
3 September 2018SIX
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Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada
Scaling Innovation

Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada

It’s time for a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada. Canadians should be optimistic about the future. That said, serious c…
30 August 2018SISFS
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Social Innovation: what's under this umbrella? A Brazilian perspective
Scaling Innovation

Social Innovation: what's under this umbrella? A Brazilian perspective

Abstract Social innovation, as both a field and conversation point, is burgeoning within Latin America. Yet, at the same time, there are discrepa…
24 May 2018Fabio Deboni
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Big data, challenge prizes, and philanthropy
Data for social good

Big data, challenge prizes, and philanthropy

Challenge prizes have been used to spur innovation for centuries, but have recently surged in use. This is due to a number of factors, including rec…
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27 March 2018Jordan Junge & Kendra Schreiner
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