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In Search of Peaceful Development

Today Alliance Magazine published a special peace-building issue, co-edited by Candid's own Lauren Bradford. We are pleased to cross-post the editorial Lauren and her fellow editors wrote for the issue. Based out of the UK, Alliance magazine is the leading global magazine on philanthropy and social investment.

Lebanon, Syria, Rwanda, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Vietnam, Kashmir—this is only a short list of the more recent conflicts that have dogged our collective history, yet, as many contributors to this special feature point out, peace-related grantmaking, at less than 1 percent of all grantmaking, seems irresponsibly small.1