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Why do global foundations need to align for impact?
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Why do global foundations need to align for impact?

'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together' African Proverb--------------We know that the challenges our societies face…
11 September 2017Jordan Junge
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The Philanthropy of Place
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The Philanthropy of Place

As the pace of life increases, our lives are continuously engulfed by technology and data. There are few opportunities for stillness. We need space…
11 September 2017Louise Pulford
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The Unusual Suspects Festival: London 2017
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The Unusual Suspects Festival: London 2017

Within London, the city’s paradoxes have also become more exposed. The chasm between the have and have nots. Some 27% of Londoners live in poverty…
Events
11 August 2017
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How foundations join forces for better philanthropy?
Collaboration

How foundations join forces for better philanthropy?

We work hundreds of miles apart, separated by the border but our two organizations – the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Canada and the Robert…
13 July 2017Katie Wehr & Elana Ludman
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Funding Systems Change: Challenges and Opportunities
Finance

Funding Systems Change: Challenges and Opportunities

Many foundations across the world are increasingly interested in systems change. They understand that creating real and lasting change takes more th…
SIX
6 April 2017
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SIX to present at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum in Hong Kong
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SIX to present at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum in Hong Kong

SIX is running a Foundations Circle at the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum, convened by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust on September…
14 September 2016
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Promoting social enterprise financing
Finance

Promoting social enterprise financing

Social enterprises stand behind some of the most fascinating social innovations in Europe in recent years. Many compelling cases from all over the c…
14 July 2016SIE
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Is cash the future of aid? Reflection from Direct Payments: Challenges of our Era Forum
Finance

Is cash the future of aid? Reflection from Direct Payments: Challenges of our Era Forum

In 2030, 40% of humanitarian aid will be delivered in cash, up from 6% today. Not only will this reduce corruption and inefficiency; it will also en…
11 July 2016Jordan Junge
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Lab Notes - July 2016 edition
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Lab Notes - July 2016 edition

Brought to you by Nesta, GovLab, MaRS, MindLab and SIX; Lab Notes is a loose network of labs, units and teams working to support public sector innov…
6 July 2016
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