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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 (CSP) launched the #ShiftThePower monthly seminar series, which brings together prominent voices from the Global South and the…

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Ambika Satkunananathan, Dr Bheki Moyo, Ese Emerhi, Lauren Bradford, Clare Woodcraft and Dr Kamal Munir.

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 Philanthropy in Emerging Markets: Maximising Impact'. It was an exciting four-day virtual learning experience, which welcomed a diverse…

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Kamal Munir.

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 the Lee Juan Yew School of Public Policy, and take a look at the three individuals who won…

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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 Cambridge Judge Business School outlines findings of a pandemic-induced shift in the Global North-Global South philanthropic power balance.…

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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. Our inspirational keynote speaker was Eng. Omar Safeyeldin, Chairman and CEO of Egyptian German Industrial Corporate who shared…

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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 Director Clare Woodcraft and Academic Director Kamal Munir participated in this discussion exploring our recent research where we…

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Kamal Munir.

Third Sector: Pandemic has uncovered ‘deep sense of dissatisfaction’ with global philanthropy, report finds

Covid-19 exacerbating global North-South disparities says new study by the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School. "The shift in the power dynamic that our research revealed is clearly nascent, fragile, and patchy," wrote Dr Kamal Munir, Academic…

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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 at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. A new report into global philanthropy released today (15 December)…

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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 Establishment, a leading organisation on women's empowerment in the UAE and Save the Children, addressing the topic of…

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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 donors and boards. Philanthropy has always accepted investing for zero financial return and with the advent of Venture…

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