Alliance audio

Philanthropy needs and deserves more debate, thinking and scrutiny. Alliance Audio is a podcast series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests across the foundation world.

Alliance audio content

June 2018 – Fake news and philanthropy
In the sixth Alliance audio podcast editor Charles Keidan hosts a discussion with Patrice Schneider of Media Development Investment Fund and Lisa-Maria Neudert of the Oxford Internet Institute.

April 2018 – Should Philanthropy be doing better?
In the fifth Alliance audio podcast editor Charles Keidan hosts a discussion with Paul Ramsbottom of the Wolfson Foundation, and Carol Mack of the UK Association of Charitable Foundations.

February 2018 – Alliance magazine March 2018 issue preview
Alliance editor Charles Keidan previews our March and special feature on diaspora philanthropy

February 2018 – What makes an effective foundation?
In this fourth Alliance Audio podcast Charles Keidan hosts a lively debate about trust, transparency and core funding with Dan Corry, chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital, and Paul Streets, the chief executive of the Lloyds Bank Foundation trust, transparency.

November 2017 – Alliance magazine December 2017 issue preview
Charles Keidan previews our new look issue and special feature on philanthropy and the media guest edited by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Miguel Castro.

September 2017 – The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
In this third Alliance Audio podcast, Charles Keidan discusses philanthropy’s role in sustainable development with Dr Joanna Macrae (GiveDirectly), Dilhani Wijeyesekera (Comic Relief), and Ben Morton Wright (Global Philanthropic).

June 2017 – How are solidarity and philanthropy interlinked?
In the second Alliance Audio podcast – recorded live from Warsaw at the 2017 European Foundation Centre conference – editor Charles Keidan discusses solidarity, authoritarianism and closing space with Ewa Kulik-Bielińska, Director of the Stefan Batory Foundation, Stefan Schäfers, Head of European Affairs at the King Baudouin Foundation and Liana Varon, Deputy Secretary General of the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey.

March 2017 – Philanthropy payouts
In the first Alliance Audio podcast, Alliance editor Charles Keidan hosts a lively debate on whether and why foundations should make annual payouts with Prof Cathy Pharoah, Centre for Giving and Philanthropy at Cass Business School, Angela Kail, Head of the Funder Team, New Philanthropy Capital, and Jake Hayman, of consultancy Ten Years’ Time.