Alliance aims to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among philanthropists, social investors and others working for social change worldwide in order to maximize the impact of funding for social development.

To meet this mission statement, we focus on two main areas:

Alliance magazine

Alliance magazineAlliance is the leading magazine for philanthropy and social investment worldwide. It provides news and analysis of what’s happening in the philanthropy and social investment sectors across the world. It also acts as a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners.

As well as news and conference reports, articles, book reviews and opinion columns, each issue has a special in-depth feature on some key aspect of philanthropy and social investment, with contributors from around the world and expert guest editors. Click here to subscribe.

Alliance Extra provides subscriber only interviews and articles published exclusively on the Alliance website every fortnight. Click here to subscribe.

The Alliance archive gives Alliance subscribers access to all past issues of Alliance, dating back to 1998. Click here to subscribe.

In addition to the subscriber only content Alliance also regularly makes it content free to read by all. This includes features, articles and interviews hand selected from recent issues or from Alliance Extra. Click here to receive regular email updates whenever new free content is published.

Our free to read ‘Latest from Alliance‘ blog brings you daily opinion, news and conference reports. Read the blog and follow us on Facebook or Twitter for regular content updates.

We also provide an online Conference Calendar, a guide to major events in philanthropy around the world.

As part of our commitment to furthering philanthropic debate across the globe, Alliance provides free electronic subscriptions to people in many regions. Click here to find out more.

Alliance Publishing Trust


Since 1 January 2007 Alliance magazine has been published by Alliance Publishing Trust. Alliance was previously published by Allavida.

APT’s board members are:

John R Healy (chair), Adjunct professor in the Centre for Nonprofit Management at Trinity College Dublin and former president of The Atlantic Philanthropies (2001-07)

Karin Jestin Secretary General, Fondation 1796

Shannon Lawder Program Director – Civil Society, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Darin McKeever, Deputy Director, Charitable Sector Support, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Leticia Ruiz-Capillas Chief Operating Officer, European Foundation Centre

Pieter Stemerding Managing Director, Adessium Foundation

Luc Tayart de Borms Managing Director, King Baudouin Foundation

Katherine Watson Director, European Cultural Foundation

Alliance Publishing Trust is also grateful for all the help it receives from its Editorial Advisory Board.

Alliance Publishing Trust is a limited company registered in the UK. It is also a registered charity, charity number 1116744. Registered office: 15 Prescott Place, London SW4 6BS UK

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