Adopting Trust Based Philanthropy: Changing Narratives for a Vibrant Ecosystem - East Africa Philanthropy Network, 21 March 2023
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"...In its drive for a more vibrant philanthropy ecosystem, the East Africa Philanthropy Network (EAPN) engages stakeholders in the East African region to strengthen accountability and trust within the sector. The culture and practice within philanthropy in Africa and East Africa in specific is oriented towards trust. Communities interact better with philanthropy when they feel a sense of trust towards stakeholders in the sector. Delegating autonomy over how funds are distributed to a community recognizes that the community knows better than the donors and what is in their best interest. The views of grantees are often crucial for defining the problem to be solved and understanding its causes and analyzing all possible approaches to solving it...."