Posts Tagged ‘international aid’

September 23rd, 2016 - 8:30 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Getting real about dominant white culture

Do dominant white culture behaviors create barriers in the social good space?[...]

May 24th, 2016 - 11:42 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Does aid need a 12-step program?

Step 1: We admit we are powerless over a project-based mentality--that when we considered the changing world, our frameworks and tools as they had come to define us have become obsolete.[...]

May 3rd, 2016 - 9:21 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Moving along on the do-gooder journey

Once people decide to be outward facing, concerned about the suffering in the world and wanting to express their sense of responsibility to others, how can we invite and support them to also transform themselves?[...]

April 18th, 2016 - 1:31 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

A new kind of donor: 4 things they do differently

Donors stuck in the old ways of moving money around don’t offer useful capital to new and innovative organizations that don’t fit the mold. Here’s four things a new kind of aid donor does better.[...]

December 31st, 2015 - 9:46 am § in Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

Did I…?

The questions I’m asking myself as 2015 comes to a close.[...]

December 16th, 2015 - 1:13 pm § in #IntlDevComms, Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

Do we “walk the talk”?

If you work in the global development, philanthropy, aid, social enterprise, nonprofit, etc. space, this question can lead to perplexing, frustrating, unwelcome, or liberating reflections. With all of our good intentions and questionable objectivity about ourselves, this is admittedly a tough questi[...]

November 12th, 2015 - 10:06 am § in Good Practice

Getting money to the ground, directly

Sharing a list of small NGOs and foundations specializing in direct funding to grassroots leaders, locally-led organizations, and small, often “informal” movements. [...]

October 31st, 2015 - 7:30 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Happy Halloween!

Frustrated with organizational politics, policies, or processes? Here's a selection of posts to let you know you're not alone. [...]