The Role of Philanthropy for the SDGs is Not What You Expect

Changing Grant Making to Change the World
February 15, 2019
Webinar on Accountability Towards Beneficiaries
February 15, 2019

To many, philanthropy is a welcome source of funding for development programmes across the world. Recent OECD estimates show that philanthropy for development between 2013 and 2015 was around USD 8 billion a year, most of it directed towards health and reproductive health programmes, but also sectors like education and agriculture. Because of all this, many are beginning to see philanthropy as a key financing source that could help close the SDG funding gap, estimated at USD 2.5 trillion up until 2030.However, philanthropy for development is much more than just this particular vision. It is not just about the money: at the current rate, it would take more than three centuries for philanthropy to close the SDG funding gap. Read more here.

Source: OECD

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Changing Grant Making to Change the World
February 15, 2019
Webinar on Accountability Towards Beneficiaries
February 15, 2019

To many, philanthropy is a welcome source of funding for development programmes across the world. Recent OECD estimates show that philanthropy for development between 2013 and 2015 was around USD 8 billion a year, most of it directed towards health and reproductive health programmes, but also sectors like education and agriculture. Because of all this, many are beginning to see philanthropy as a key financing source that could help close the SDG funding gap, estimated at USD 2.5 trillion up until 2030.However, philanthropy for development is much more than just this particular vision. It is not just about the money: at the current rate, it would take more than three centuries for philanthropy to close the SDG funding gap. Read more here.

Source: OECD

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