Assembly 69th session: Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report on the Post-2015
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Community philanthropy and a new model of development

16 December 2014
Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight

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Transitions: an opportunity like no other

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Interview: Johannes Zundel

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Learning lessons on lessons learned

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Philanthropy and risk taking in transitions: Interview with Akwasi Aidoo


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European Commission halts negotiations on European Foundation Statute

18 December 2014
Alliance magazine

Despite substantial support for the European Foundation Statute (EFS), and no fundamental opposition, the new Juncker Commission announced its decision yesterday (16 December) that the EFS will not be part of …

Ridgway H White named president of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

17 December 2014
Alliance magazine

The trustees of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation have appointed Ridgway H White as the fourth president of the organization, effective 1 January 2015. He succeeds his father, William S …

White House convening recognizes importance of community foundations

16 December 2014
Alliance magazine

On 2 December, the White House co-hosted an event with Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) celebrating the 100th anniversary of community foundations and the importance of their work. Called ‘Community Foundations: …


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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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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 …

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When is transparency a really bad idea?

article Jo Andrews 1 September 2014

Fashions in philanthropy can be every bit as startling as the catwalk: evaluation methods and grantmaking approaches change as fast as hemlines. But one fashion that is probably here to …