In September 2013, David Moore and Jacob Zenn of ICNL published an article on “Defending cross-border funding for civil society” in Alliance.
The article examines the rise of legal constraints against foreign funding to civil society organizations (CSOs) around the world. Since philanthropic giving is vital to civil society, this latest wave of constraints poses a fundamental challenge. Fortunately, we are witnessing formidable responses at the global, regional and country levels. This article explores the nature of the challenge and considers some of the responses. The article is available to subscribers on the Alliance website.