IGNITE Philanthropy

Inspiring the end to violence against girls and boys

International
2017 - 2020

Ignite Philanthropy is a pooled donor fund that advances the work of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and sparks progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. In partnership with Oak Foundation and Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, HDF founded Ignite Philanthropy to take advantage of philanthropy’s unique role, flexibility, and ability to act quickly to empower partners and allies. The pooled fund acts as a discreet convener and provides interested donors with fora to discuss funding opportunities.


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TED talks about ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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Bridging the gap between theory and practice at the Internet Governance Forum

The need for the MNR blueprint, and a nuanced, global understanding of its application, has never been greater. Online child sexual exploitation is growing faster than the response of any individual country or organisation. We need solutions and strategies now,…

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Two years on: the fund to end violence against children

Since 2016 $68,000,000 has been raised and $37,600,000 invested in 49 organisations. The scale of support for these initiatives is impressive, but more resources and momentum from across the public and private sectors are required to respond to a pervasive…

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