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Exploring the partnerships between NGOs and digital philanthropy

by Dr Shonali Banerjee, Research Associate at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy In her most recent piece for Development in Practice, Centre…

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Abu Dhabi Festival and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy announces first cohort of Young Philanthropists Programme

by Jack Lilley, Communications Manager at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy As part of the 18th edition, held under the theme 'The…

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Continuing to build a movement for change

by Jack Lilley, Communications Manager at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy This autumn, the team at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP)…

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Scaling up the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

by Jack Lilley, Communications Manager at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy In September, the team at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) held…

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The situation in Afghanistan remains dire, here’s how you can support

by Jack Lilley, Communications Manager at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy Like so many others, we at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy…

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The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy and Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment announce collaboration

by Jack Lilley, Communications Manager at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at the University of Cambridge…

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How do we #ShiftThePower in philanthropy?

by Dr Shonali Banerjee, Research Associate at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy This summer, our team at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy…

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Intimate technologies for affective development

In her recent piece "Intimate technologies for affective development: how crowdfunding platforms commodify interpersonal connections" for Third World Quarterly, Dr Shonali Banerjee…

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The Centre of Strategic Philanthropy’s debut executive education course

by Zhiwan Rong, Research Assistant at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy Last month the Centre debuted its executive education programme, entitled 'Strategic…

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Impact and engagement at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This…

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What happened at Talking Philanthropy, the world’s largest philanthropy forum?

We reflect on Global Philanthropic's recent Talking Philanthropy forum, co-hosted with the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School and…

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Alumni award

Dr Kamal Munir of Cambridge Judge named first winner of Mintzberg Distinguished Alumnus Award by McGill University. Dr Kamal Munir of Cambridge…

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The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy: one year on

The Centre's launch could not have been timelier as it coincided with the onset of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and subsequent renewed…

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Future-proofing philanthropy by institutionalising best practice

By Clare Woodcraft, Executive Director for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy The world of philanthropy is changing. The global pandemic has rendered…

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Philanthropic changes

An article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review by Clare Woodcraft and Dr Kamal Munir of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at…

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Call for proposals

We are delighted to circulate the 2021 Call for Proposals from the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP). Researchers affiliated with the University…

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Omar Safeyeldin: Integrating philanthropic impact into business strategy

In this webinar, jointly hosted with the Tharawat Family Business Forum we explored the difference and overlaps between corporate and private giving.…

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HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud in conversation with Badr Jafar

Hailing from Saudi Arabia, the largest economy in the Arab region, HRH Princess Lamia AlSaud, the Secretary General and a member of…

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Improving diversity and inclusion in universities and beyond

Dr Kamal Munir joins Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea and Julia Streets in a discussion on how to change the race ratio in…

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Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum, speaks with Badr Jafar

Watch this conversation with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, where he shares his hopes for…

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CSP welcomes Dr Shonali Banerjee as new Research Associate

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) is delighted to announce Dr Shonali Banerjee as its new Research Associate. Shonali Banerjee Shonali joined…

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New appointments in the CSP team

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) is delighted to announce the appointment of two new team members: Di Kennedy, our new Centre…

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A conversation with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

Watch this insightful interview with IMF​'s Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy's Founding Patron, Badr Jafar, as they…

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Towards a new balance of power in philanthropy

COVID-19 is accelerating an already exist trend: the awakening of institutional philanthropy in the global south. The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy’s Executive…

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The links between academic research and impactful & scalable philanthropy

Trillions of dollars are expected to be passed on to the next generation of aspiring philanthropists within the next decade. In this…

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Nandan and Rohini Nilekani share their golden rules for strategic philanthropy

Examples of questions explored in this interview with renowned philanthropists Nandan and Rohini Nilekani, conducted by Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the…

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Top 15 reads of 2020

The news and insight section of Cambridge Judge Business School's website attracts audiences with eclectic interests ranging from business to healthcare to…

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Improving philanthropy

COVID-19 pandemic shows the need to address the North-South power imbalance in global philanthropy, says report by the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy…

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Local voices: creating an equitable world for girls

The Executive Director of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP), Clare Woodcraft participated in a discussion hosted by the Nama Women Advancement…

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The role of philanthropy in bridging the annual funding gap to meet SDGs

The growth in emerging market philanthropy could not be occurring at a more critical time. Government budgets are coming under ever increasing…

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Philanthropic tie-ups

Pandemic will have 'profound' impact on philanthropy through greater collaboration, Bill Gates says in interview with Badr Jafar, founding patron of the…

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Can COVID-19 revive philanthropy’s risk appetite?

Philanthropic capital is risk capital – an attribute often overlooked amidst the race to secure measurable positive outcomes to report back to…

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Corporate philanthropy: emergence, viability and legitimacy gain

Centre for Strategic Philanthropy study examines the emergence, viability and legitimacy gain of corporate philanthropy. Elena Christodoulou A new study written by…

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Responding to Lebanon’s crisis: mobilising philanthropic funds

A vigil for the victims of the explosium in Beirut / Mehr News Agency / CC BY The emergency in Lebanon caused…

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CSP team join expert group at OECD Centre on Philanthropy

The Executive Director and the Academic Director of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) have joined the Expert Group of the OECD's…

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From hype to impact: social stock exchanges

Under the auspices of the CSP, Dr Matthew Grimes and Professor Danielle Logue have initiated the "From Hype to Impact: Social Stock…

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Workplace equality

Companies need 'awkward conversations' to address lack of diversity, Dr Kamal Munir of Cambridge Judge says on BBC programme. Dr Kamal Munir…

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CSP undertakes research on “Strategic Fundraising: How & Why People Give”

Fundraising from individual or institutional donors is a surprisingly under-researched topic given how critical it is to the financial sustainability of third…

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CSP become members of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP), has become a member of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) with a view to building…

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CSP appoints Caroline Fiennes as Visiting Fellow

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Fiennes as a Visiting Fellow. Caroline Fiennes One…

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CSP become members of Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS)

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) has become a member of the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS). WINGS is a global…

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CSP partners with Caroline Fiennes on COVID-19 philanthropy research

Caroline Fiennes The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy has partnered with Caroline Fiennes, the Director of Giving Evidence, to study the response of…

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CSP to produce COVID-19 industry report

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy is producing an industry report that will assess initial responses to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis by the…

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Dr Kamal Munir moderating EGOS panel on inequality in organisations

Dr Kamal Munir, Academic Director of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy, will be moderating a sub-plenary at the Annual Meeting of the…

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CSP Executive Director talks impact at the American University in Cairo’s Gerhart Centre

The Executive Director of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP), Clare Woodcraft, spoke on 2 July on the importance of research in…

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Improving the global practice of philanthropy

Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) partners with Alliance Magazine to host a webinar on philanthropy in high growth markets. The Centre for…

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Centre for Strategic Philanthropy established at Cambridge Judge, dedicated to high-growth markets

L-R: Professor Christoph Loch, Director of the Cambridge Judge Business School; Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy; and…

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Cambridge Judge statement on racism and inclusion

Like the rest of the world, we are deeply shocked and angered by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd's death…

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Confronting racism

Synopsis of study co-authored by Dr Kamal Munir of Cambridge Judge Business School cited by Forbes magazine as one of five 'must-read'…

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