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Resources

Discover videos, case studies, guides – and more – to inspire and support you on your giving journey

Resources

More than a unicorn: when technology meets purpose

Insights

Giving in a crisis: CDP president Patricia McIlreavy on why it pays to play the long game

Insights

Visa's Carl Manlan on how corporate assets can help countries meet the SDGs

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Caroline Fiennes on the importance of evidence in philanthropy

Insights

Serial entrepreneur Shainoor Khoja shares her tips for effective CSR

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Alisha Moopen, on her giving philosophy, prioritising health projects, and the importance of partnerships

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Samih Sawiris shares insights into his family's philanthropy in Egypt

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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair is leveraging education to shape a new future for Arab youth

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Investing for a better future: why Sophie Marple has pivoted to focus on climate philanthropy

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Nelson Amaya from the OECD Centre on Philanthropy on using data to strengthen giving

Resources

The NGO unlocking access to digital learning for refugees

Guides

A glossary of philanthropic terms

Insights

Arab Foundations Forum CEO Naila Farouky makes the case for data and transparency

Insights

Insaan Group's Farahnaz Karim on why philanthropy needs a paradigm shift

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Five ways to be a better funder by Gemma Bull and Tom Steinberg

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Philanthropist Lynn Zovighian on why we need to invest in data

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Justin Sykes, founder of Innovest, on why all organisations should be measuring impact