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The Chronicle of Philanthropy announced today two live discussions that will focus on philanthropy in this difficult economic climate.  The first takes place tomorrow, Tuesday April 14th at 12pm ET, and will cover strategies for making grant proposals stand out from others in competition for funding.

The second will address how the recession has affected international philanthropy – both in diverting international funds back to domestic purposes, and also in how it is straining international aid groups abroad.  This conversation will take place on Thursday April 16th at 2pm ET.

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The Philanthropy News Digest spoke with Jane Wales, the co-founder of the Global Philanthropy Forum and president and CEO of the World Affairs Council about the world’s poor, the global economic crisis, its effect on philanthropy, and the Obama administration’s interest in social innovation.

Read the full interview: Jane Wales, President and Co-Founder, Global Philanthropy Forum: Philanthropy and Social Innovation.

The last four Newsmakers recognized by the Philanthropy News Digest will be speaking at the Global Philanthropy Forum’s 2009 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., April 22-24. See all the articles here.

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