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Latin America: sharing philanthropy, not hoarding wealth

10 October 2017
Florencia Roitstein

10 October 2017

Judges announced for 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

Interview 3 October 2017 For Subscribers

Interview: Lenka Setkova of the Coutts Institute

Analysis 19 September 2017

Alliance Audio – The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Analysis 12 September 2017 For Subscribers

Keeping faith with the promise of a private foundation


Latest issue: September 2017

Philanthropy's diversity challenge

Guest Editors: Sumitra Mishra and Angela Seay

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Morals matter: What’s to learn from nonprofit research?

16 October 2017
Tracey Coule

‘The real issue is about moral compasses in leadership.’ This was the statement made by Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in the UK, on …

What does it mean to be a resilient funder – and why does it matter more than ever?

13 October 2017
Global Greengrants Fund

In January 2017, the Chinese government began requiring all not for profit foreign organizations, including foundations, to register in order to continue to operate in the country. Funders have responded …

India’s children deserve a solid foundation

12 October 2017
Vikram Jain and Sana Kazi

India has made remarkable progress towards universalizing primary education, but learning outcomes are poor. Current efforts to address poor learning outcomes focus on improving primary education but ignore the preschool …


Nothing about us without us – philanthropy’s diversity challenge

Special feature Sumitra Mishra and Angela Seay 5 September 2017

This issue of Alliance investigates philanthropy’s diversity predicament. How can philanthropy do the most good if it doesn’t reflect the society it seeks to serve? Our guest editors, Sumitra Mishra and …

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 …