Special feature

The pursuit of mutually assured survival 

5 December 2017
Miguel Castro

Interview 5 December 2017

Interview: Adessium Foundation

Special feature 5 December 2017

Philanthropists who own or back media

Special feature 5 December 2017

The opportunities and limits of foundation-funded journalism

Analysis 21 November 2017 For Subscribers

A conflict of interests: when foundations invest in arms and tobacco


Latest issue: December 2017

Philanthropy and the media

Guest Editors: Miguel Castro

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When it comes to refugees, German foundations can do more and better

8 December 2017
Susan Hennessy

Living in Uganda between 2013 and 2105 and now in Berlin has given me a unique insight into attitudes of citizens and the responding governments and agencies of two countries …

Our voices are strong: why self-led activism works

7 December 2017
Susan Jessop and Kellea Miller

Every voice matters. But impoverishment, injustice and violence in communities around the world routinely serve to silence women, girls and trans people. This leaves them little choice but to fight …

Sasakawa launches first gender-lens Asian impact investment fund

6 December 2017
Alliance magazine

Japan’s Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) has launched Asia’s first impact investment fund specifically aimed at the empowerment of women.  Through the Asian Women’s Impact Fund, the Foundation will invest some …


Global updates

News Alliance magazine 5 December 2017

These are the global updates featured in the December 2017 issue of Alliance: The Americas George Soros transfers $18 billion to Open Society Foundations Brazilian Philanthropy Forum Extra grants help …

Now is the time to build a movement for philanthropic equity 

Letter Carly Hare 5 December 2017

I congratulate Alliance for bringing even more global attention to the issues around diversity in philanthropy in the September special feature.   In this unprecedented political climate where the most basic rights are under threat, …

Move beyond diversity – reframe power 

Letter Jennifer Choi 5 December 2017

We at National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) appreciated Alliance’s September 2017 issue highlighting the fact that communities served are not reflected in grantmaking programme staffs. The systemic inequities that perpetuate barriers to opportunities …