#Global20 – Interview with Lord Simon Woolley, Principal of Homerton College, University of Cambridge

#Global20 interview with Lord Simon Woolley, Principal of Homerton College, Cambridge and Pam Davis, President, Global Philanthropic (Europe). In this interview, Lord Woolley explains how philanthropists can empower beneficiaries and allow them to be the experts in making impact.

#Global20 – Interview with Griff Green, Co-Founder Giveth

#Global20 interview with Griff Green, Co-Founder of Giveth and Ben Morton-Wright, CEO, Global Philanthropic on the future of cryptocurrencies and this new area of development in philanthropic transactions.

#Global20 – Interview with James Thornton, Client Earth

#Global20 interview with James Thornton, CEO, Client Earth. James and Pam discuss environmental philanthropy and the impact of a nonprofit using the law to protect the earth.

#Global20 – Interview with Hans Pung, RAND Europe

#Global20 interview is with Hans Pung, President, RAND Europe. Hans and Matthew discuss the long term impact the pandemic could have on education for this generation of youth and the impact of mental health on society during the pandemic.

The Future of Philanthropy

I was recently asked by a large foundation to give my view of the future of philanthropy as part of a study. This prompted me to ask my colleagues at Global Philanthropic to join in a collaborative debate on the subject. Here is our thinking.

Higher education – Unlocking philanthropic opportunities

There are important lessons which have come out of the pandemic for higher education organisations, lessons which are important to keep top of mind as we continue to move forward, and lessons which will continue to be as important post-pandemic as they were during.

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10 steps to engage your Board for better fundraising

Does your board engage in fundraising and take responsibility for your organisation’s revenue and growth? Or are they passive, or even invisible, in this process?

If you feel your board could do more, you’re not alone. The good news is, there are solutions to these challenges.

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Our authentic selves and doing diversity right.

Donors are already changing. For fundraisers, investing in diversity and inclusion means to change the established fundraising system that caters largely to white male donors and apply more adaptive and empathy-based practices to engage ever diversifying donor communities.

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Underused and overlooked: harnessing LinkedIn as a strategic tool for fundraising

I developed, adapted and continue to fine-tune my presentation on how to strategically use LinkedIn—the free version—for fundraising purposes. I have now shared this knowledge in several countries, and always with very positive feedback. Let me give you the basics.

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Reaching their full fundraising potential: Canberra Hospital Foundation success story

The Canberra Hospital Foundation sought Global Philanthropic’s expertise in research and fundraising strategy to inform the case for moving to an independent entity. The Foundation needed evidence that the move would be viable and, if it was, how it could be implemented for the best efficiency and effectiveness.