What does it take to lead a 30-year-old organization to change its name and brand to reflect its values? I’ll tell you in a few weeks after I’ve had some rest.
Having experience as both a grant seeker and grant maker, it’s funders who I look to for bravery first. Here’s 7 ways funders can be more courageous.
Someone has to say it. Four reasons why I am Michael Stipe-ing a Foreign Policy headline and why I don’t think aid cuts are the end of the world.
How do our roles change if our first responsibility is to do justice to the vast and vital efforts of visionary leaders in the Global South?
What is so “risky” about placing relatively small amounts of money in the hands of people addressing challenges in their own communities?
A guest post by Rasha Sansur of the Dalia Association in Ramallah, Palestine.
Who helped create the cognitive dissonance that has shaped you?
A reminder for Valentine’s Day
People in the Global North are being re-awakened to their rebel selves. Now can we apply this in the global development sector?
What is required for survival through the ages of not just bodies literal and figurative, but for survival of souls?
Do “we” need to help “them” understand the political and economic systems that have marginalized them?
There is a growing number of small NGOs and foundations specializing in offering direct funding to grassroots leaders. And 20+ of them have come together to write a book!
Welcome to the uncomfortable, yet hopeful conversation inside my head.
Is it time to stop utilizing the private sector’s marketing toolbox?