Donor spending shrinks: How can NGOs cope?

    Many governments have been cutting foreign aid. How will this trend affect Save the Children, and what can other nongovernmental organizations do to change their fundraising strategy? We asked Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children USA

    Also in this interview with Devex, Miles says she expects Save the Children to become a “very different” organization 10 years from now.

    Stay tuned for our in-depth story on the future of international nongovernmental organizations, which features interviews with CEOs of some of the world’s largest NGOs, including VSO, Mercy Corps, Merlin, ActionAid and Christian Aid.

    Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

    Check out the rest of our interview with Carolyn Miles, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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      Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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