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Unlocking philanthropic capital in developing regions

Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School announces philanthropic research framework for global growth markets.  A new report by the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the Cambridge Judge Business School brings together findings from more than 40 philanthropists…

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CSP partners CAPSI announce the winners of the Aspire Higher Project

Following two years of implementing solutions, the winner of the Aspire Higher Project was announced at a final judging event hosted on 19 April 2022. Imbokodo Launchpad was awarded £80,000 (approximately R1 500,000), which will go towards scaling the implementation of the project…

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Philanthropy in the arts world

The roles of 'respectability' (age and recognition) and 'reputability' (artistic merit and celebrity) are very different in driving philanthropic donation to cultural organisations, finds new study co-authored by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School. Within the worlds of…

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New ways of philanthropic giving: blended finance and the SDGs

by Dr Juvaria Jafri, Research Associate, and Di Kennedy, Centre Manager, at the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy Blended finance is an approach to global development co-operation that recognises that private capital has a pivotal role to play in meeting the…

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CNN: Quest means business

Badr Jafar, Founding Patron for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School, speaks to Quest Means Business on CNN on the importance of Venture Capital, Philanthropy and nurturing small businesses to become change agents. Whilst one third…

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How to fund radically this year: moving promises to action

by Dr Riva Kantowitz and Lauren Bradford, Founder and Founding Partner of the Radical Flexibility Fund Ten Radical Actions embodies the work of Radical Flexible Fund (RFF), which focuses on bringing together leaders and innovators from different parts of the…

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Going contactless for charity donations: what we can learn from GoodBox

by Jenna-Mae, Senior Marketing Executive at GoodBox As cash giving continues to decline and card payments have quickly dominated the way we spend, we find ourselves tapping our way through cafes, shops, and even train stations with less of us…

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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 for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) Research Associate Dr Shonali Banerjee investigates the complex role digital crowdfunding platforms play in…

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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 Future Starts Now', Abu Dhabi Festival announced the graduation of the first cohort of the Young Philanthropists Programme,…

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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) added two more episodes to the #ShiftThePower series franchise, launched in June 2021. The series unites global practitioners…

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