| May 2017
Author: Martin Dawes and Jenny Hodgeson
This discussion paper was produced for the joint CDAC SCHR Global Forum on 'the Authenticity Challenge to the Participation Revolution' held in Bangkok May 2017. It contains two papers, one by Martin Dawes of the CDAC Secretariat and the second 'Seeing the woods and the trees: the quiet rise of community philanthropy' by Jenny Hodgson, Director of the Global Fund for Community Foundations.
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