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Team Alliance: an American intern’s story

26 May 2017
Halie Dalton

Sitting at the kitchen table in my home in Virginia just four short months ago, I received a highly anticipated email that I had locked in an editorial internship in London with Alliance magazine. Despite never having been to London or having any prior knowledge of philanthropy or social investment, I was incredibly excited about the opportunity and felt prepared to take it on. Little did I know, I had even less knowledge about the …


European Cultural Foundation’s 2017 Princess Margriet Awards

25 May 2017
Alliance magazine

The European Cultural Foundation (ECF), an organization promoting cultural expression and a shared future in Europe, has presented their 2017 Princess Margriet Award for Culture to four laureates: writer and columnist Aslı Erdoğan, writer and scholar Navid Kermani, musician Luc Mishalle and visual artist Marina Naprushkina. The award is given annually to cultural change-makers whose work highlights the importance of culture for an inclusive Europe. This year’s laureates are artists and thinkers who have demonstrated …


New initiatives promote knowledge of African philanthropy

25 May 2017
Amanda Aguilar

While philanthropy is an integral aspect of African society, the study and promotion of African philanthropy is still developing. However, …


Mistakes, misfits, and magic

24 May 2017
Rajasvini Bhansali

When the founders of Thousand Currents (formerly IDEX) came together in 1985, they wanted to create an alternative to top-down …


As Hungary slides towards autocracy, what can philanthropy do?

23 May 2017
Robin Nobel

In 1991, following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the Central European University (CEU) was founded by George Soros …