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This morning I’ve been reviewing our back catalogue of articles about #disaster #grantmaking & it seems we already know a lot about how to give #grants & other #funding in the wake of a crisis like the #bushfires - a thread for grantmakers & other institutional funders:
Following the 2004 tsunami, we searched for international best practice and interviewed a range of local folk about how to do disaster grantmaking better. We cautioned grantmakers not to rush in, but to pause and see how they could help fill gaps later.
We interviewed orgs like @PhilanthropyAus and philanthropy experts like @mliffman. Michael Liffman told us that amidst the emotion & frenzy of giving, professional grantmakers should take a sober approach.
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#BREAKING #News #Importantread

#Germany

Alfred Landecker #foundation gives 5 milliom euros to the claims Conference to support #Holocaust surrivors. Th #German Foundation #grants #emergency #support for #Holocaust survivors to the #ClaimsConference.
#Funds will be #allocated to the Claims Conference over a three-year period, starting at $ 2.2 million in 2020, another $ 2.2 million in 2021, and a final installment of $ 1.1 million (EUR 1 million) in 2022.
The Claims Conference will provide approximately $ 610 million in 2020 for social care, with a #focus on #homecare and around $ 10.2 million for #emergency #assistance; this represents an increase of 25% compared to the previous year.
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Participants are gathering for Professor Emma Crewe (⁦@_Emma_Crewe⁩), ⁦our⁩
Director’s, talk ‘The Principles of Winning Grants’ ⁦@SOAS⁩ ⁦@SOASanthro#research #grants
It teaches you a huge amount about applying for grants when you have the experience of being a grant-maker, as @_Emma_Crewe and the ‘Deepening Democracy’ team do with the P4P Grant-making scheme
@_Emma_Crewe says Imagination is hugely important in winning grants, as are ethics
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I was born & raised in #Medellin Colombia, an amazing & vibrant city in the middle of the mountains.

Please do not mention #Narcos or #Escobar when you hear Medellin!

Medellin is much more than that #eternalspring #innovation #Entrepreneurship #mountains #coffee #greatpeople
I was born & raised in #Medellin Colombia, an amazing & vibrant city in the middle of the mountains.

Please do not mention #Narcos or #Escobar when you hear Medellin!

Medellin is much more than that #eternalspring #innovation #Entrepreneurship #mountains #coffee #greatpeople
Went to a great school in #medellin & at 17 started #medicine not because I wanted to be a clinician but because I liked the #science & my family and #mentors told me #medicine was broader and could open more doors for me #VoicesIWS #Thread☝️@IWS_Network
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@McLNeuro @statnews "In stark contrast, the NIH has done essentially nothing to address gender violence committed by NIH-funded scientists"–@statnews YET in 5 yrs it's paid out almost $2 million 2 settle #SexualHarassment cases brt by scientists in its own labs! buzzfeednews.com/article/petera… #TimesUpNIH
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