Global Social Change Philanthropy - Resources
Social change philanthropy has recently emerged as a research topic.
Through our Learning and Research Committee, we
are strongly committed to pursuing research that leverages more resources
to the developing world and improves the quality and effectiveness
of international grantmaking.
Here are some selected resources we have found useful to understanding
social change philanthropy:
Change Philanthropy and How It’s Done,” cover story
by Gw/oB member Alison Goldberg in Foundation
News & Commentary.
is Philanthropy for Social Justice?” article by Gw/oB member
John Heller. The Synergos
Institute has formed a Social Justice Philanthropy Working Group.
National Committee for
Responsive Philanthropy's National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy's report on social justice philanthropy, "Social Justice Philanthropy: The Latest Trend or a Lasting Lens for Grantmaking? May 2005" See: http://www.ncrp.org/social-justice.asp
Foundation Commitment and Capacity for Social Justice –
of Canada is engaged in a project to increase the awareness and
understanding of social justice and build the capacity and commitment
of foundations to undertake their granting, convening, advocacy and
other activities from a social justice perspective.
Social Justice Grantmaking: Finding Common Language (Report
Potential and Limitations of Social Justice Grantmaking
Tools for Social Justice Grantmaking (Report III)
Social Justice Gap”
Article by Christopher Harris, Ford
and Economic Integration in the Americas, research paper by Gw/oB
member and director of Center for Economic Justice, Beverly Bell.
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