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Meet the 2016 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize finalists

19 July 2016
Alliance magazine

Caption: Flooded road on the island of Reichenau in Lake Constance, Germany, during the flooding of June 1999.
article 5 July 2016

What’s next for climate philanthropy?

Maldivian Underwater Cabinet Meeting prior to the COP 15, 2009.
feature 7 June 2016

Climate-induced migration and the role of philanthropy

feature 7 June 2016

A call to foundations: divest now from fossil fuels

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opinion 7 June 2016

Ending American poverty: the SDGs in the global north

Latest issue: June 2016

Climate philanthropy after Paris

Guest Editors: Nnimmo Bassey and Terry Odendahl

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Investing in nonprofit infrastructure

28 July 2016
Center for Effective Philanthropy

Dear Foundation Colleagues, This letter is a thank you and a request. First, we offer our heartfelt thanks to those foundations that have invested in the ‘nonprofit infrastructure’ — those …

Block and Tackle: using blockchain technology to create and regulate civil society organisations

27 July 2016

Previous Giving Thought papers have looked at how cryptocurrency (e.g. Bitcoin) and blockchain technology could be used for social good. This new paper builds on that work by considering the …

IHRFG conference – Universal Human Rights: What are we sharing across borders?

26 July 2016
Natalie Ross

It was clear from the opening plenary of IHRFG’s 2016 conference that those of us working to protect human rights are increasingly feeling the impact of recent world events on …

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What do Europeans think of British philanthropy?

opinion Alliance magazine 14 June 2016

On 23 June 2016, the UK holds a referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union (EU). As highlighted in Alliance Extra, the vote is on the …

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This changes everything: Capitalism vs the climate – Naomi Klein

book-review Thomas Kruse 7 June 2016

Naomi Klein’s books – bestsellers all – dive deep into the global challenges of our times, and come back with powerful reporting and polemic with the power to upend conventional …


Public good by private means: How philanthropy shapes Britain – Rhodri Davies

book-review David Cutler 7 June 2016

It may be a cliché to describe a book as ‘timely’, but in this case the description is fully justified. In a moment when civil society, and hence philanthropy, seems …