Reinventing the humble Funding Agreement

Funding agreements – those dry, unexciting documents which funders generally require to be signed before they will pay a grant, are badly in need of a rethink.  This blog proposes that funders should instead adopt a Relationship Agreement approach, based on mutual responsibility and accountability. To get straight to the point: Here is a free Funding…

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Weirdness, Inequality and Inaction

Weird story number 1:  Last week I was in Los Angeles visiting family.  Walking back from the beach there was a strong smell of burning plastic – on the steps of the overbridge was a young couple, apparently homeless, trying to barbecue pig trotters inside a plastic-coated supermarket trolley.  I considered pointing out the carcinogenic…

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