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Presentation Slides: Full report here [Past] Event Info Join the Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative (EPLI) for a public webinar exploring...
February 25th, 2021
Online via Zoom Webinar
Please join the Center for African Studies and Stanford PACS Digital Civil Society Lab for a workshop discussion of a...
February 17th, 2021
Lucy Bernholz, director of the Stanford PACS Digital Civil Society Lab, has been writing an annual Blueprint on Philanthropy since...
February 16th, 2021
Online webinar via Zoom
The 9th annual China-based Social Innovation Summit, hosted by Stanford PACS and the Leping Foundation, took place in November 2020,...Read More
The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz
Sophia Pink, Michael Stagnaro, James Chu, Joe Mernyk, Jan Voelkel, Robb Willer
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey
Aaron Horvath, Christof Brandtner, and Walter W. Powell