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Soros gifts $18 billion to Open Society Foundation

21 October 2017
Alliance magazine

Disclosed last week, George Soros gifted $18 billion dollars to his Open Society Foundations. The foundation’s founder and chairman has now made one of the largest transfers of wealth ever, by a private donor to a single foundation. Mr. Soros has plans to give an additional $2 billion in the coming years. Over the past several years, Open Society Foundations’ founder and chairman, George Soros, has been transferring funds towards the organization, allowing for the …

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Barrow Cadbury Trust appoints Erica Cadbury as new Chair of Trustees

20 October 2017
Alliance magazine

Beginning on 21 October, Barrow Cadbury Trust will be welcoming a new Chair of Trustees. Erica Cadbury will be succeeding Helen Cadbury, who passed away at the end of June. Erica has been a part of the Board for many years, now bringing her experience in voluntary sector management and governance to the role, having lead a Citizens’ Advice Bureau in Yorkshire. ‘I see my trusteeship as service but also as something which widens my …

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Cross-sector cooperation needed to combat East Africa’s hunger crisis

20 October 2017
Aid & International Development Forum

The combination of drought, El Niño and conflict has left East Africa struggling to survive. The region is facing a …

Opinion

Why term limits are great for foundations

19 October 2017
Helena Choi

On September 20, 2009, I walked into the Hewlett Foundation as a brand new program officer in our Global Development and …

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Reflecting on TUSEV’s 5th Turkish Destekle Değiştir gathering

18 October 2017
Hilal Tekmen and Liana Varon

The 10 October marked the 5th Destekle Değiştir (Giving Circle) event organized by the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV). …