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 Questions to guide innovation funding
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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
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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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The opportunity for strategic foresight in philanthropy
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The opportunity for strategic foresight in philanthropy

Download the full report here. The practice of strategic foresight has been a tool mainly used by corporations, enabling them to steady the…
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24 September 2018
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Blog: How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good
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Blog: How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good

This article was originally published by Alliance Magazine. How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good We often…
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15 August 2018Kendra Schreiner and Jordan Junge
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Small Charities Are Being Left Behind by Big Data for Social Good Initiatives
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Small Charities Are Being Left Behind by Big Data for Social Good Initiatives

This article was originally posted on Philantopic, a blog of Philanthropy News Digest (PND). PND is a daily news service of the Foundation Centre.…
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13 August 2018Kendra Schreiner
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Usando Big Data para Impacto Social: 5 passos para ter em mente
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Usando Big Data para Impacto Social: 5 passos para ter em mente

Our friends at InnovaSocial translated this infographic on Using Big Data for Social Impact into Portuguese. Please feel free to share with your net…
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6 August 2018
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How funders can contribute to a better future: Strategic Foresight
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How funders can contribute to a better future: Strategic Foresight

What do we mean by strategic foresight? Strategic foresight, in general, is the systematic exploration of possible futures to help inform present…
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6 August 2018Louise Pulford
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Top 11 Things to Read on Strategic Foresight and Philanthropy
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Top 11 Things to Read on Strategic Foresight and Philanthropy

In our rapidly changing and volatile world, funders need to build more capacity to better deal with the new challenges that come their way. This Aug…
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1 August 2018
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