18 June 2020
The Chandler Foundation was honored to host The World Bank Group, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Open Government Partnership and Ford Foundation to discuss the explicit link between corruption and prosperous societies.
11 June 2020
The Chandler Foundation was honored to engage with AVPN members and Dasra, J-PAL, Pratham and Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation for this pivotal discussion on reaching on our collective goals.
8 June 2020
Listen to this engaging conversation with leaders from Proximity Designs, Industree Foundation, Ashoka, and Chandler Foundation on why multi-sector collaboration is essential to achieving the SDGs.
2 June 2020
Matthew Bishop, author of Philanthrocapitalism, and former editor of The Economist offers his perspective on the role of philanthropy in advance of the AVPN conference.
26 May 2020
The Chandler Foundation was honored to host Open Society Foundations, Open Contracting Partnership and Oxford University, for this critical discussion at the Catalyst 2030 virtual sessions for COVID-19.
19 May 2020
The Transparency and Accountability Initiative announces the Chandler Foundation joining as a member of the donor collaborative, which focuses on transparency, accountability, and good governance. Other members include Hewlett Foundation, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Luminate, Open Society Foundations, and the UK Department for International Development.
19 May 2020
Landesa tells the story of how working with governments means positive change for women, their families and communities.
26 April 2020
Olivia Leland, CEO of Co-Impact, shares why a systems mindset is needed in response to COVID-19.
1 April 2020
The Chandler Foundation was honored to host more than 350 people at our Skoll World Forum online event.
1 April 2020
As you scour those empty supermarket shelves, spare a thought for those buying for governments. Public procurement professionals across the world are under immense pressure as they shop around to meet the huge demand for medical equipment and supplies — the scrubs, disinfectants, masks, gloves, medicines, and ventilators that are essential to containing the new coronavirus outbreak.
17 March 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Chandler Foundation has made several commitments to better support our program partners and the social change sector.
9 March 2020
Three decades ago, I started my journey in social entrepreneurship–like so many others—hungry for impact.
21 February 2020
Today, "philanthropy" often remains a synonym for aid and charity, while the philanthropic endeavours that most readily come to mind tend to be "direct-service delivery" - digging wells, donating clothes, and handing out food.
3 January 2020
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As water shortages, high temperatures and rising greenhouse gas emissions threaten food production, countries around the world are looking somewhere new for solutions - the soil.
3 December 2019
Systems change can take a decade or longer. So why do foundations keep making short-term grants?
Reprinted with permission of the Chronicle of Philanthropy
9 August 2019
Analysis by Devex explains the potential for governments around the world to better use public funds – and how private funders, like the Chandler Foundation, can help.
26 July 2019
Read our CEO Tim Hanstad’s latest article in Devex. The article offers tips that can help organizations more effectively collaborate with the public sector to promote policy changes or large-scale implementation that accelerate social impact.
25 April 2019
Good intentions are never enough. That was one of the messages from Tim Hanstad, CEO of philanthropic organization the Chandler Foundation, while speaking on a Devex webinar about ways funders can support local solutions.
17 April 2019
In this article, first published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), our CEO Tim Hanstad makes the case that philanthropic and social change organizations have much to learn from China’s success with alleviating poverty through reforms targeting entrepreneurialism, governance, businesses, and women.
5 April 2019
In this Q&A with our CEO Tim Hanstad, he describes his journey from law student to co-founding the world’s leading land rights organization, Landesa, and shares his focus as the Chandler Foundation’s new CEO.
3 April 2019
Tim Hanstad reflects on the 2019 Skoll World Forum's theme “Accelerating Possibility” in this blog post. He describes how many of the responses to the big problems of our world today address only symptoms, not causes.
Co-Impact Announces $80 million in Grants Aimed at Improving the Lives of 9 million People in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America
15 January 2019
Co-Impact announced its first round of grants today to improve education, health, and economic opportunity for an estimated 9 million people over the next five years across Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. The grants total more than US $80 million.
1 October 2018
We are delighted to announce that award-winning social entrepreneur Mr. Tim Hanstad has joined the Chandler Foundation as its CEO. Mr. Hanstad will be responsible for leading the foundation’s mission to promote inclusive prosperity and well-being.
19 September 2018
On September 5, Leslie Lang Tsai spoke at the Blum Center about the challenges of effective philanthropy and the road the Chandler Foundation has taken to achieve it. In her talk, she shared the philanthropic journey of Richard Chandler as well as the strategies, investment principles, and values of the Chandler Foundation.
16 September 2018
Our Founder Richard F. Chandler writes about the role of businesses houses as social investors and innovators: "In many respects, philanthropists are ‘better armed’ in their battle against poverty than they have ever been."
15 November 2017
In November 2017, Richard F. Chandler was invited to be a core partner in Co-Impact, a new global model for collaborative philanthropy and social change at scale. Other core partners include Bill and Melinda Gates, Jeff Skoll, and the Rockefeller Foundation.