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Philanthropy’s deliberate leaders: the story of the ClimateWorks Foundation

7 February 2017
Gayle Peterson

Interview 31 January 2017 For Subscribers

Interview: Benjamin Bellegy of WINGS

Opinion 24 January 2017 For Subscribers

The state of European philanthropy

Analysis 17 January 2017 For Subscribers

Offshore philanthropy

Analysis 20 December 2016

Corporate Foundations in Fontainebleau: A significant ‘first’


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Giving in Brazil: a philanthropy boom is not yet benefiting NGOs

19 February 2017
Andrew Milner

This blog is the second in a series of four drawing on the initial findings of a new study of philanthropy initiated by the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social …

Giving in Russia: it’s not only about the big money

18 February 2017
Caroline Hartnell

What role is philanthropy playing in society? And what role could it play in the future? These are the two questions in the spotlight for a new study of philanthropy …

Breaking down the barrier between philanthropy and commerce

17 February 2017
Barnaby Wiener

When we set up Treebeard Trust in 2011, we adopted the traditional foundation model: invest the assets for financial return and give away the income to charitable causes. We had …


Global Summit on Community Philanthropy: #ShiftThePower

Analysis Alliance magazine 6 December 2016

Alliance is proud to have been part of the media coverage for this year’s Global Summit on Community Philanthropy in Johannesburg, South Africa on 1 – 2 December 2016. We provided coverage of …

#ShiftThePower: the rise of community philanthropy

Special feature Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight 29 November 2016

In this special feature on community philanthropy, we propose a new paradigm called ‘durable development’. This involves shifting power closer to the ground, giving agency to local people and their …

#ShiftThePower: it’s about time…

Special feature Hilary Gilbert 29 November 2016

I once interviewed a Bedouin man in a small settlement, a long jeep ride from South Sinai’s only road. There was a crumbling school but no teachers. No clinic, no …