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Blogs, articles, interviews and more! A round-up of Summit media coverage 

Dana Doan (4th from left) - working on Summit blog?Worried you missed any of the media coverage on the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy? From the December 2016 Alliance magazine special feature entitled #ShiftThePower: the Rise of Community Philanthropy (with an additional 24 individual contributions providing perspectives on community philanthropy from the streets of Argentina to Flint, Michigan to Kathmandu) to Jenny Hodgson’s must-read piece in the Guardian, Community Philanthropy: A Brave New Model for Development Funding? there was certainly a lot to keep up on! Check-out the helpful round-up of Summit media coverage below, with contributions from around the world.  


Alliance magazine dedicated Summit blog

Reflection on Community Philanthropy’s global gathering, Carola Carazzone, Assifero (Italy)

On language and power, Dana Doan, LIN Center (Vietnam)

What #ShiftThePower means to us, Neena Jain, Embolden Alliances (US)

Shifting the power? An alternative to ‘big aid’ in community philanthropy, Aisha Mansour, Dalia Association (Palestine)

Challenge to philanthropy’s power – unshackled!, Chandrika Sahai, Working Group on Philanthropy for Peace and Social Justice (India)

Moving forward community philanthropy, Andres Thompson (Uruguay)

About grantmaking and effective interventions, Ine Van Severen, Civicus (South Africa)

Civil society resourcing: “Revolutions do not occur because of good project proposals”, Ine Van Severen, Civicus (South Africa)

Is it time to dance? The intersection of community philanthropy and ‘traditional’ international development, Anna Wansborough-Jones, Stratagem International (South Africa)

What do we want? Participatory grantmaking!, Anna Wansborough-Jones, Stratagem International (South Africa)

Extractive resources – an alternative source of funding?, Ami Zhou, Civicus (South Africa)


Additional Summit blogs

Confronting philanthropy’s image problem: does participatory giving offer a way forward?, Jenny Hodgson, GFCF (South Africa), appearing on Alliance

Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, Hety A. Nurcahyarini, Philanthropy Indonesia (Indonesia), appearing on Philanthropy Indonesia

Power shift marks a new age of philanthropy, Cheryl Chapman, City Philanthropy (UK), appearing on City Philanthropy

Community philanthropy’s global movement to #ShiftThePower, Jim Schaffer, Nonprofit Quarterly (US), appearing on Nonprofit Quarterly


Contributions from Summit Media Fellows

Community philanthropy must reflect on power, Francesc Badia and Jenny Hodgson, appearing on democraciaAbierta (Open Democracy)

In community philanthropy, relying on existing local institutions is the answer, Francesc Badia and Gerry Salole, appearing on democraciaAbierta (Open Democracy)

Shift power to the grassroots, aid organisations urged, Jacky Habib, appearing on The East African

Ways of giving on the agenda, Melissa Javan, appearing on Brand South Africa


Have we missed any? Please let us know if that’s the case by writing to Wendy Richardson at the GFCF. 

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