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Inviting nominations for the 2016 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

5 May 2016
Alliance magazine

The 2016 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results in developing philanthropy for progressive social change in an emerging market country or countries. Sound like someone you know? The closing date for nominations is 18 May. Read more about the prize and nominate someone here. The £5,000 annual prize was established in memory of Olga Alexeeva, former director of CAF Russia and founder of …

Opinion

Preventing fraud in charities through better internal controls

5 May 2016
Jonathan Orchard

A report in 2014 from the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies concluded that the charity sector was no more or less exposed to fraud loss than any other sector. They estimated that fraud loss is generally 5 per cent of income – so for the charity sector this amounts to £1.65bn a year. Another survey from the National Fraud Authority (NFA) estimated charity fraud to be worth £1.15bn and another put it at ‘just’ £147m. Whatever the …

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China Development Brief’s translation of China’s new charity law

5 May 2016
Alliance magazine

China’s new law on the Management of the Activities of Overseas NGO within Mainland China has been passed by the …

Conference reports

Bridging the gap between the European Commission and foundations

4 May 2016
Barry Hoolwerf

How to finance investments in research and innovation in the future? Which forms of financing might stimulate investments and leverage …

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New GPP report on the closing space for LGBT civil society in Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Kenya, and Hungary

1 May 2016
Alliance magazine

The report, written by consultant Meg Davis, was first launched at a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at …