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Are giving games a better way to teach philanthropy?

Jon Behar 11 April 2017 For Subscribers

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 – Philanthropy scholarship and practice: bridging the divide

Alliance magazine 4 April 2017

The end of March has brought this month’s Alliance Breakfast Club. This time our panellists and an audience, filled with those from foundations, academia, research as well as those with a keen interest, gathered together …


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 …

Celebrating NEF at 40

Peggy Sailler and Philippa Nuttall Jones 14 March 2017 For Subscribers

However they react to it, either by celebrating or trying to ignore it, few forget their 40th birthday. The Network of European Foundations (or NEF as it’s commonly known), is the exception. The organization only …

The Spanish foundation sector: value and challenges

Rosa Gallego 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Globally, the foundation sector has become a key agent of economic and social development, channelling private resources in the general interest. Its significance can be seen in its size, in the direct employment it provides, …

Shading in the blanks on the philanthropy advice map

Andrew Milner 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Our article on the role of banks in the provision of philanthropy advice in the September 2016 issue concluded that asking for and giving advice was, overall, a growing phenomenon. In taking a bird’s-eye view, …

Peter Geithner: an appreciation

Mark Sidel 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Peter F Geithner, for decades a pivotal figure in the Ford Foundation’s programmes in Asia and a long-time catalyst for the development of philanthropy in the region, died in July 2016. He has been remembered …

Pamela Hartigan: an appreciation

Gayle Peterson and Pegram Harrison 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Pamela Hartigan didn’t have current events in mind when she wrote about the power of unreasonable people. Her book The Power of Unreasonable People: How social entrepreneurs create markets that change the world is certainly …

Tribute to Peter Hero: Philanthropy driving innovation

Catherine Brown 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

It was the saddest news to hear in August last year that Peter Hero had died of cancer. There are people who spread ideas and influence far and wide during their lifetimes. Peter Hero was …

WINGSForum 2017

Alliance magazine 28 February 2017

Alliance is proud to have been part of the media coverage for this year’s annual WINGS Conference in Mexico City, on 22-24 February 2017. We provided coverage of the event from: Jens Böhme, Head of Philanthropy at Realdania, Denmark Fabiana Hernández Abreu, …