Our team members regularly share their ideas and thoughts on topics and issues we are working on. This does not happen in regular intervals, but whenever we feel that we have something to say.
Our reading recommendations for the month of May inform you about philanthropy in the field of LGBTI, the need for intersectoral cooperation when it comes to education, technology's potential to address social problems, and the real reason that lies behind some companies' giving initiatives. We hope you enjoy reading!
In the NGO sector, projects are rarely evaluated by an independent organization. This is often due to the fact that grant makers do not generally provide funds for external evaluation. However, the investment is mutually beneficial for both the grantee and the grant maker. In this blog Anna Wolf shares an example from our consulting work with Mondelēz International Foundation, the foundation of the Mondelēz Food Company.
Marten Runge supported us for the past four months as an intern at Beyond Philanthropy. In this blog entry, he shares his reasons for choosing us for his internship.
The study “MEHRWERT²”, jointly developed by Beyond Philanthropy and Social Impact, was published in September. In his blogpost, Maximilian Grimm describes the relevance and implications of new approaches to corporate social innovation.
Regarding the non-profit sector, transparency has always been an important topic. In this blog post, Anne-Sophie Oehrlein explains why the lack of transparency is particularly remarkable when it comes to (corporate) foundations.