Jenny Hodgson has been the executive director of the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) since 2006. She has worked in the field of philanthropy and development in Uganda, Russia, Kenya, Singapore and Thailand. Jenny is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and is a board member of WINGS (Worldwide Initiative on Grantmaker Support), the African Philanthropy Network and Enset.
Local funding is not just an option anymore—it’s an imperative
By: Jenny Hodgson
As local rights groups seek alternative funding sources, the closing space for civil society makes this even more imperative.