Promoting Philanthropy in East Africa

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…

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…

Shared Value Model for Partnership

The compounding crises of last year brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic marked a pivotal mo­ment 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 dis­ruptions have…