Community

Community Philanthropy is the practice of communities mobilizing capital of various kinds; financial, civic, social, human, political, and intellectual to improve communities’ lives in the long term.

FOUNDATION FOR CIVIL SOCIETY HOSTS THE CSO WEEK

The CSO Week is an annual event organized by a consortium of local and international Tanzanian civil society organizations.  It is the largest gathering of civil society organizations in Tanzania. Started in 2018 as a brainchild of a few local CSO leaders led by the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) whose reflections revealed the need…

Shared Value Model for Partnership

The compounding crises of last year brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic marked a pivotal mo¬≠ment for the field of philanthropy. As we look to emerge from the pandemic, growing senses of hope for fundamental change are accompanied by a strong pull back to the way things were. The massive social and economic dis¬≠ruptions have…

Blended Finance: Alternative Models of Financing in Philanthropy

We are living in a time of increasing social needs combined with the greatest inequality in global wealth and the generosity of the givers is just not keeping pace. Philanthropists play a tremendous role in addressing this, but they need to be smarter and cutting-edge innovative philanthropy has never been so important to put limited…