All posts by EZ-Scout Dr. Annette Kleinbrod

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Looking back on one year as an EZ-Scout

Since June 2017, Dr Annette Kleinbrod has been an EZ-Scout (Advisor for International Cooperation) of the GIZ. In an interview Dr Kleinbrod looks back on her experiences in her first year in the role.

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Mission Investing: A look at foundations in the USA

Unleashing the Power of Endowments: The Next Great Challenge for Philanthropy. Foundations in the United States decided to implement mission investing in the early days of this investment approach. What is the market like today?

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Current studies on work in the foundation and philanthropy sector – where are we heading?

The summer break is over! This is the perfect opportunity to reflect on our work in the foundation and philanthropy sector: where should we be heading in the coming months and years?

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Contrasts and Speed - Philanthropy in Asia

Over a thousand delegates met at the Asian Venture Philanthropy Association’s (AVPA) annual conference. Felix Oldenburg about Contrasts and Speed.

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Taking as many children as possible into the digital age

Digitisation + children in Africa = a self-determined future. The Hermann Gmeiner Foundation has played a major role in this through its grants to SOS Children’s Villages.

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The "do no harm" approach for foundations

Despite the presence of the best intentions it happens time and again that projects by foundations have undesirable side effects that do more harm than good. How can this be avoided?

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