17 March 2020
An Expression of Solidarity in these Unprecedented Times from the Chandler Foundation.
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.
03 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.
03 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
09 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.
05 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.
03 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.