Placing trust at the heart of environmental philanthropy

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By |2024-03-13T13:08:34+00:00May 5th, 2022|Approach, Conservation, Environment, Funding, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Placing trust at the heart of environmental philanthropy

With a wave of new pledges of large grants to environmental organisations, as funders, we need to reflect on how our philanthropy can be improved. Building trust between donors and grantees plus reshaping the donor community so it can better support the organisations working on the ground are the foundations of a philosophy and approach gaining momentum in the environment movement: trust-based philanthropy.

Nina Seale reflects on a discussion convened by Reverse the Red discussing the need for environmental philanthropy to evolve and looks at Synchronicity Earth’s relationships with programme partners.