Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

Resources

Cross-Border Giving

This section contains information on specific countries in downloadable PDF format. If the country you are particularly interested in has not been included, then please forward your request by email administration@philanthropy-impact.org

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A report on social entrepreneurship in Kenya, South Africa, Mexico and Colombia. 

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WINGS have produced a guide for international grantmakers and organisations on how to better approach issues of accountability and transparency in philanthropy

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The report sets out ideas for an international framework for defining and assessing social impact investment and discusses other elements that would be needed to further develop the market. As well as the scope for institutional investors to invest in social programmes in developed countries, the report examines how impact investing might leverage more resources for development in poor countries.

A practical guide to planning and managing an impactful exit
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Effective exit planning is crucial to sustain social impact in a project.

This EVPA guide proposes some guidance on how organisations can think ahead of time to plan an exit strategy from their investments, while best maintaining the social impact originally planned. An exit of funders in this field presents risks different and complex than the traditional field of investment and in its worst case, could threaten the survival of some social partners. 

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Is Impact Investing really the miracle cure for societal problems? Can it really allow private sponsors and individuals to make money and save the world at the same time?

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SharedImpact, is a network of charities looking to foster social impact investment by making it easier for donors, investors and charitable organizations to connect, give and receive donations....