To Bolster Access to Water and Sanitation, These Funders Are Betting on a Systems Approach

To Bolster Access to Water and Sanitation, These Funders Are Betting on a Systems Approach

Water and sanitation have long been a focus for global grantmakers, but the approach has often been piecemeal, with projects failing after donors have moved on. In an interview, two leading WASH funders discuss their quest for a better approach.

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In a World of Suffering, Can Philanthropy Really Make a Difference? Ask This Foundation

In a World of Suffering, Can Philanthropy Really Make a Difference? Ask This Foundation

Don't throw up your hands. In fact, many heroic groups are engaged in high-impact work to save and improve lives in poor countries—often flying beneath the radar. Hilton has made a point of spotlighting them. 

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A Foundation Follows a Familiar—and Promising—Playbook in Tackling a Debilitating Disease

Philanthropic giving for disease research pales next to what the Feds spend. But funders try to get a lot of bang for the buck by backing young scientists and riskier projects. Hilton's giving on MS is a case in point. 

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