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Alliance Audio – The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

19 September 2017
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Analysis 12 September 2017 For Subscribers

Keeping faith with the promise of a private foundation

Special feature 5 September 2017

Nothing about us without us – philanthropy’s diversity challenge

Analysis 29 August 2017 For Subscribers

Supporting European community foundations

Analysis 22 August 2017 For Subscribers

Finding the right path: One funder network’s journey toward racial justice


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Philanthropy's diversity challenge

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Funders can unlock good charity governance

21 September 2017
Sonali Patel

Charity governance is often talked about in the news, but not in the way most charities would like. In light of the recent operational and financial scandals which have inundated …

Community philanthropy: true to life?

20 September 2017
Carola Carazzone

Community Foundations are local – local people, local assets, local donors, local agencies, local capacities, local trust. They can easily exist in splendid isolation without interacting with other peers around …

Trust. Impact. Passion

19 September 2017
Sandra King

Trust. Impact. Passion. Three words ringing in my ears as I leave Cardiff following the inaugural European Community Foundation Initiative (ECFI) Conference and the UK Community Foundations Conference (UKCF). After …


Foundations have public responsibilities – it’s time to improve their governance 

Special feature Sachin Sachdeva 5 September 2017

Most grantmaking organizations in India are registered as trusts and their governance is vested in a small group of people who are either friends or family of the founder. To date, this approach has not been contested. There was an …

Philanthropy reflects the elites not the streets 

Editorial Charles Keidan 5 September 2017

‘Nothing about us without us’ was a slogan coined by disability rights activists to communicate the idea that no policy should be decided by any representative without the full and direct participation of members of the …

The needle has swung the wrong way: it’s time for India’s philanthropy reckoning

Analysis Amitabh Behar 18 July 2017

Philanthropy needs and deserves more debate, critical thinking and scrutiny. The Philanthropy Thinker – a new online column launching in Alliance today –aims to offer perspectives from some of the …