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Are you SDG ready? Arab philanthropy and the Sustainable Development Goals

Are you SDG ready? Arab philanthropy and the Sustainable Development Goals

One of the lessons of the Millennium Development Goals was that collaboration across sectors will be essential if their successors, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are to be achieved. There are already positive signs that philanthropy is rising to the challenge, prominent among them, the establishment of the SDG Philanthropy Platform and NetFWD as vehicles for philanthropic engagement with international development. How are Arab-region philanthropies faring on the SDGs?

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Starting to Stay

Starting to Stay

Advice to New NGOs and the Donors who will Support Them How can we create a roadmap for NGOs to develop a sustainable financial model? Why is this article useful for NGOs? We are a group of NGOs who hale from eight countries in the Middle East and who are among the...

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Arab Encyclopedia on Philanthropy

Arab Encyclopedia on Philanthropy

The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF), in collaboration with the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University in Cairo (AUC), produced an online Arab Encyclopedia on Philanthropy.

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Strengthening Civil Society’s Resilience in Closing Space through Sustainable, Flexible Funding

Space for civil society has been closing around the globe, with a noticeable rise in restrictive laws and pushback by state and non-state actors. In mid-June, Ariadne, the European Foundation Centre, and the International Human Rights Funders Group convened an international group of funders for a two-day workshop to develop strategies to counter this trend.

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CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2015

CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2015

Arab Foundations Forum contributed a guest essay to this year’s CIVICUS Annual “State of Civil Society Report 2015” with a piece on the trends in Arab philanthropy. Find our essay and visit the landing page for all sections of the full report which features 27 guest essays from around the world.

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