An article in yesterday’s Washington Times addresses the role of philanthropy in spurring economic growth in developing countries as government aid lessens due to the financial crisis. The article covers the Forum on Philanthropic Giving and U.S. Foreign Policy that was organized by the Council of Foreign Relations in Washington last week. It quotes [...]
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Posted in Philanthropy on May 8th, 2009
The Economist published an article yesterday on the effects of the credit crunch on philanthropy – both from rich to poor countries, and within rich countries themselves. The author seems optimistic about the ability of US foundations to continue to give at the levels of past years, and highlights discussions on this subject at GPF [...]
Posted in Philanthropy on Apr 10th, 2009
The Philanthropy News Digest spoke with Jane Wales, the co-founder of the Global Philanthropy Forum and president and CEO of the World Affairs Council about the world’s poor, the global economic crisis, its effect on philanthropy, and the Obama administration’s interest in social innovation. Read the full interview: Jane Wales, President and Co-Founder, Global Philanthropy Forum: [...]