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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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Building the home for systemic change philanthropy

22 July 2016
Edge Funders and Tobias Troll

While sports-loving Europe was fixed on Paris because of the finals of the EuroCup, the European members of the EDGE Funders Alliance (‘Engaged Donors for Global Equity’) gathered not far …

From rhetoric to reality – How do we move beyond intentions when it comes to funding local CSOs directly?

22 July 2016
Rose Longhurst

Why do donors who support international causes fail to directly fund local civil society organisations, despite championing the benefits of funding locally-led solutions? In June, Bond convened a group of …

New Beginings fund awards £500,000 to refugee groups

21 July 2016
Ayesha Saran and Alex Sutton

In September 2015, a group of UK-based foundations and NGOs met at the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to discuss responses to the refugee crisis that was engulfing Europe. The images of …

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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 …