Jenny Hodgson

Jenny Hodgson

Executive director
Global Fund for Community Foundations

Jenny Hodgson has been the executive director of the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) since it was established in 2006 and has overseen the emergence of the GFCF as the leading global voice on community philanthropy as a core strategy for people-led development and shifting power closer to the ground.

In 1992, Jenny moved to Uganda and never returned to her native UK, setting up home in Russia, Kenya, Singapore, Thailand and South Africa, where she has been based for the past decade. Jenny has a BA (Hons) in English from Emmanuel College, Cambridge and an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins School Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Posts

Indian women in a meeting
11 March 2019
As local and networked social movements grow, INGOs need to draw on the experiences and lessons of civil society in the global south.