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About Jenny Hodgson

Jenny Hodgson has been the executive director of the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) since 2006. She has worked in the field of philanthropy and development in Uganda, Russia, Kenya, Singapore and Thailand. Jenny is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a board member of WINGS (Worldwide Initiative on Grantmaker Support), the African Philanthropy Network and Enset.

Jenny Hodgson se unió al Fondo Mundial para Fundaciones Comunitarias en enero de 2007, donde actualmente es directora ejecutiva. Ha trabajado en el campo de la filantropía del desarrollo local en la ex Unión Soviética, África subsahariana y  el sureste asiático durante los últimos diez años.

Articles by Jenny Hodgson

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Community Philanthropy must reflect on power

“Modelling a different kind of participatory philanthropy, where ordinary people can feel their power through the act of cooperation is a very powerful idea”, says Jenny Hodgson in Johannesburg. Interview. Español

La filantropía comunitaria debe reflexionar sobre el poder

"Modelar un tipo distinto de filantropía participativa, en el que la gente común pueda sentir su poder a través de acciones de cooperación es una idea muy poderosa", dice Jenny Hodgson en Johannesburgo. Entrevista. English

Local funding is not just an option anymore—it’s an imperative

As local rights groups seek alternative funding sources, the closing space for civil society makes this even more imperative. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debates on closing space for civil society and funding for human rights.

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