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Should we be afraid?

19 January 2015
Andrew Milner

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Interview with Christian Jacobs

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Transitions: an opportunity like no other

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Guiding philanthropists through their first impact investment

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Think global: emerging lessons from global community philanthropy

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How can foundations best support the movement for racial equity?

30 January 2015
Jeanné Isler and NCRP

Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Jordan Davis. Oscar Grant. Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. These are some of the most recognizable names of black people who have been killed by …

Gates’ annual letter sets out ‘big bet for the future’, but what about the politics?

29 January 2015
Alliance magazine

On 21 January, Bill and Melinda Gates published their seventh annual letter. In it they set out their ‘big bet for the future’: ‘The lives of people in poor countries …

Move to regulate foreign NGOs in China

28 January 2015
Karla Simon

In China the first attempt to enact a comprehensive legal framework regulating foreign NGOs is being carried out. This event has received a lot of attention from foreign media and …


Interview: Nick Jenkins

interview Nick Jenkins 1 November 2014

If you think giving money away effectively will be easy, think again, says Moonpig founder Nick Jenkins. The easy stuff has been done, the ‘low-hanging fruit picked’. What’s left are …

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Interview with Paula Jancso Fabiani

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At the beginning of September, Paula Jancso Fabiani took over from Marcos Kisil as president of Brazil’s Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS). She talks to Caroline Hartnell …

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People: philanthropy’s great strength

feature Samantha Gilbert, John Harvey and Wangsheng Li 1 September 2014

Pick up any edition of Alliance from the past few years, and one message is clear. In truly unprecedented ways, the global philanthropy sector is on the move, popping up …