Funding news and views

Only a tiny amount of funding goes directly to grassroots NGOs, which is undermining progress towards truly sustainable development.
19 November 2015
Justine Greening, emphasised the importance of conflict prevention and peacebuilding as she chaired the UN Security Council Open Debate on Security, Development and the Root Causes of Conflict.
18 November 2015
Three women walking in South Sudan
As the (slightly muted) fanfare subsides, those of us working on different aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals are asking each other: "How was it for you?"
5 November 2015

Funding in brief

UNICEF’s $5.6m Innovation Fund targets the youth

The UNICEF, with its $5.6-million Innovation Fund targeted at making venture investments in impactful startups, believes that new technologies are the driver for change for those who are the most vulnerable around the world.

Unicef 10 November 2015

The growth of charities is stifled by public expectations

If the charity sector could try new fundraising ideas and fail, without being vilified by the press and public, there would be much more innovation.

The Guardian 23 October 2015

Wake Up to Money

Penny Haslam and David Jones talk Calais and cold calling with the chief executive of Oxfam, Mark Goldring.

BBC Radio 5 Live 10 August 2015