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Pandemic will have 'profound' impact on philanthropy through greater collaboration, Bill Gates says in interview with Badr Jafar, founding patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at Cambridge Judge Business School. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis will have a "profound" impact…

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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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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 Cambridge Judge Business School MPhil student Elena Christodoulou (also a member of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy's team)…

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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 by the explosion of a stock of ammonium nitrate has created a devastating new level of crisis in…

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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 Centre on Philanthropy to support the forthcoming production of Volume 2 of the Centre's Private Philanthropy for Development…

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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 Exchanges" research project. Dr Matthew Grimes Under the auspices of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP), Dr Matthew…

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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 sector organisations. Fundraising strategies are too often based on gut instinct, received wisdom, historical relationships and assumptions about…

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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 its community in South East Asia and partnering with local practitioners to further the understanding and deployment of…

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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 of the few people whose work has appeared in both OK! Magazine and the scientific journal Nature, Caroline…

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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 philanthropy to the COVID-19 crisis. Caroline has over 18 years' experience in the philanthropy sector, with deep expertise…

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