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Finalists for fifth Olga Prize revealed – plus interview with first finalist; Florencia Roitstein, ELLAS

20 February 2018
Alliance magazine

As we count down to the unveiling of the 2018 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize winner, over the next seven days we will be profiling each of our six finalists: Florencia Roitstein, Ellas: Women & Philanthropy Frederick Mulder, The Funding Network Henry Timms & Asha Curran, 92Y #GivingTuesday Priya Naik, Samhita Puja Marwaha, CRY Smita Ramakrishna, Rang De Each day  we will be giving you an insight into their philanthropic work and their diverse approaches to philanthropy. The …

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Foundations aren’t transparent enough, leading corporate funder tells Alliance

20 February 2018
Charles Keidan

The chief executives of two leading philanthropy sector organisations have sharply criticised foundation practice in the UK. In the latest Alliance podcast debating their philanthropy provocation paper Paul Streets of corporate funder the Lloyds Bank Foundation and Dan Corry of think-tank New Philanthropy Capital call on foundations to be more transparent, bolder in advocating for their mission, collaborate better with fellow funders and provide more appropriate support to grantees. When asked about recent concerns about trust in institutions, including …

Opinion

Data – who needs it?

20 February 2018
Andrew Milner

The quick answer seems to be ‘nearly everybody’. In a report I recently compiled for WINGS, the need for more …

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Not fair but we’re on the right side, say Gateses

19 February 2018
Andrew Milner

Bill and Melinda Gates have used their tenth annual letter to grapple with what they call some of the ‘searching’ …

Analysis

New WINGS report discusses trends and diversity of global philanthropy

19 February 2018
Emily Hurley

Philanthropy development and infrastructure body, The Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) has published a landmark report – The Global …

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Ex-politician to lead major Dutch foundation Porticus

16 February 2018
Alliance magazine

Former Dutch cabinet minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen is to become the new CEO of Porticus, the foundation of the …

Opinion

Participatory grantmaking helps to shift power relations in Mexico

15 February 2018
Jenny Barry

Amidst the resurgence of authoritarianism and rising conservatism in many countries around the world, an increasing number of human rights …

Opinion

The predicament of strategic philanthropy

14 February 2018
India Development Review

Strategic philanthropy was born a generation ago to challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of philanthropy over the past century. Moving beyond …

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Wellcome Trust promises to do better as figures show women earn less than men

13 February 2018
Alliance magazine

Women working at one of Europe’s largest foundations, the UK’s Wellcome Trust, earn less than men according to new figures …

Opinion

Nine conversations to be a part of

13 February 2018
Yvonne Trask and Tony Paine

There are at least nine conversations which Philanthropy New Zealand sees happening internationally and locally as philanthropists and grantmakers think …

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We want to hear from you

13 February 2018
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine was pleased to announce the unveiling of our new design in our December 2017 issue, ‘Philanthropy and the media’. This …