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Finding the right path: One funder network’s journey toward racial justice

Denise Shannon and Cynthia Steele 22 August 2017 For Subscribers

Almost three years ago, Funders for Reproductive Equity (FRE), a network of dozens of large, medium and small foundations, began a journey to place racial justice at the centre of our principles, programmes and practices. …


Keep on, keeping on: resilient philanthropy in Turkey

Filiz Bikmen 15 August 2017 For Subscribers

Istanbul, Turkey, 15 August 2017 Resilience is a popular term these days; explored in classrooms with children, in camps with refugees, and with executives in corporations. The search for the perfect recipe continues. Dr Lester Salamon, …


The needle has swung the wrong way: it’s time for India’s philanthropy reckoning

6 Amitabh Behar 18 July 2017

Philanthropy needs and deserves more debate, critical thinking and scrutiny. The Philanthropy Thinker – a new online column launching in Alliance today –aims to offer perspectives from some of the best and brightest philanthropy practitioners …

Alliance Breakfast Club – #Courage4Solidarity

Sarah Sabatke 11 July 2017

The most recent Alliance breakfast club, held at CCLA’s Senator House in London, discussed philanthropy and solidarity, as presented in the June issue of the magazine, guest edited by King Baudouin Foundation’s Stefan Schäfers. Alliance …

German and US community foundations – what can they learn from each other? 

Christiane Biedermann, Bernadette Hellmann and Stefan Nährlich 27 June 2017 For Subscribers

Community foundations are a global phenomenon. The first community foundation, the Cleveland Foundation, was founded by Frederick Goff in Ohio over 100 years ago. The aim was to create a local and independent institution, run for …

Alliance Audio – solidarity and philanthropy

Alliance magazine 13 June 2017

Welcome to the second Alliance Audio – recorded live from Warsaw at the 2017 European Foundation Centre conference! This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the …

What happens to the rest of it? How foundations make investments

Andrew Milner 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Low-risk investment companies that channel a small percentage of their assets into philanthropy – that’s how Clara Miller, president of the Heron Foundation described foundations in an interview with Alliance a year ago. It’s on …

Are giving games a better way to teach philanthropy?

Jon Behar 11 April 2017

Alliance’s recent feature on philanthropy scholarship showcased the growing number of educational opportunities tailored for current and prospective social sector professionals. As Gregory Witkowski described the phenomenon: ‘The development of philanthropy and nonprofit studies programmes …

Alliance Breakfast Club – #research2practice

Alliance magazine 4 April 2017

The most recent Alliance Breakfast Club, held at St. Luke’s Community Centre in London, debated the tensions between philanthropy scholars and practitioners, as presented in the March issue of the magazine, guest edited by Marta Rey …

Alliance Audio – foundation payouts

Alliance magazine 23 March 2017

Welcome to the inaugural Alliance Audio – new ground for Alliance magazine! This is the first in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the foundation world. In our first …