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Global Philanthropy for Development: current trends and future perspectives

Executive Course
June 24-25, 2021
OECD
Paris, France

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This two-day executive course is designed specifically for experienced executives seeking to acquire knowledge, cutting-edge insights and data about global philanthropy for development that could help them navigate the "global development galaxy" in the era of Agenda 2030. The course is co-organized by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy at University of Geneva, and the OECD Centre on Philanthropy.

The Changing Landscape of Global Philanthropy

Ashoka University logoOn September 5, 2019, we explored the state of philanthropy and international development, including the inaugural presentation of the Asia Pacific Regional Brief findings from the Global Philanthropy Environment Index and a panel of distinguished policy, philanthropy, and development leaders discussed the current climate for philanthropy in India, the region, and beyond.

Featuring:

  • Anindya Chatterjee, Ph.D., Regional Director, Asia, International Development Research Centre
  • Roopa Kudva, Managing Director of Omidyar Network India
  • Deval Sanghavi, Co-Founder, Dasra
  • Una Osili, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and International Programs, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Ingrid Srinath, Director, Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy, Ashoka University

The event brought together corporate executives, public policy makers, and philanthropy leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing companies, foundations, governments and NGOs as they address global issues.

The Changing Landscape of Global Philanthropy

On April 17, 2018, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy launched the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index with an event in Washington, DC, that included a panel discussion of new findings from the report on the state of incentives and barriers to philanthropy in 79 countries and economies around the world. The panelists included:

Panel Discussion and Q&A

  • Carol Adelman, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute and Visiting Research Professor, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Doug Rutzen, President and CEO, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
  • Parastou Youssefi, Senior Program Officer, Philanthropic Partnership, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Una Osili, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and International Affairs, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (moderator)

Watch the video below.

Where and How is the Global Environment for Philanthropy Changing?

We partnered with the Council on Foundations for a webinar to discuss the findings of the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index. Watch a replay below.

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Global Philanthropy Environment Index shows political uncertainty as greatest challenge to global philanthropy

We're proud to release the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index, the world’s most comprehensive initiative to equip policy makers, philanthropic and nonprofit leaders, the business community, and the public with a clear understanding of the environment for global philanthropy.

Read the press release

Video: Celebrating Global Philanthropy

On March 7, 2017, philanthropy and international development leaders celebrated the transfer of the Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances and Index of Philanthropic Freedom from Hudson Institute to the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.