Philanthropy does have an impact on the problems of armed conflict, huge as they are, and it does help resolve those problems. It is a powerful tool for making leaps toward a safer, more peaceful and prosperous world. At Crisis Group, our loyal individual donors form a cornerstone of our work: whether they give to help understand a fresh emergency on the ground, to support our dialogue and advocacy work or to sustain the field-based research undergirding our reports and policy recommendations, these gifts and grants save lives.
Our individual donors represent a diverse range of philanthropists, prominent business leaders, government officials, lawyers and scholars from around the world. They enjoy exclusive access to our Trustees and Senior Staff, through private meetings, invitation-only policy briefings, roundtable discussions, and evening receptions. These philanthropists are also included in our high-level bi-annual Board Meetings, where they are able to learn first-hand about the most recent developments in the sphere of global politics and peace and conflict.
Stanley, Marion and Edward Bergman
David Brown and Erika Franke
Herman De Bode
The Edelman Family Foundation
Seth and Jane Ginns
Geoffrey R. Hoguet and Ana Luisa Ponti
Nina K. Solarz
Conflicts continue to exact a terrible human toll, killing tens of thousands of people each year, driving millions from their homes and threatening famine and outbreaks of once-eradicated diseases. As of the end of 2019, an unprecedented 79,500,000 people around the world have been forced from their homes as a result of conflict and violence.
Yet philanthropy can be instrumental in helping prevent or resolve armed conflict. Whether you give to help understand a fresh emergency on the ground, to support our dialogue and advocacy work or to sustain the field-based research undergirding our reports and policy recommendations, your gifts and grants save lives.
In thanks and appreciation of our generous individual supporters, we offer recognition through our special initiative – Philanthropists for Peace and its three societies.
Fronted by Crisis Group’s Co-Chair and Former Foreign Minister of Argentina; President of GWL Voices Susana Malcorra, Trustee and former President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Trustee, former CEO of Save the Children International and former Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Crisis Group has established a Women’s Global Alliance for Peace to bring together an international network of women philanthropists who share a desire for a safer, fairer and more peaceful world.
Learn more about the Women’s Alliance at Crisis Group
In honour of our 25th anniversary, we are launching a special legacy giving campaign. In a world facing unprecedented challenges to stability and peace, your legacy gift or other planned giving can help Crisis Group look ahead to the next 25 years, working towards a more peaceful, safer future for everyone. Could you consider giving a planned gift and making Crisis Group part of your legacy?
Learn more about planned giving at Crisis Group
As part of the special stewardship program, our Individual donors enjoy one of the unique opportunities to nominate a young professional from your network to join the Ambassador Council – a dynamic group of young leaders who are committed to using their talents, influence and expertise, to support Crisis Group in its global mission to prevent and resolve deadly conflicts worldwide.
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