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Conference reports

Are we dancing on the edge?

26 April 2018
Barry Knight

‘Come to the edge’ was the invitation, and 200 came. The premise of the Edge Funders Conference held in New Orleans from 17th to 20th April 2018 was that from the edge you can see all sorts of things that you can’t see from the centre. The discussion lived up to its billing. There was consideration of many issues not normally considered at philanthropy conferences: ‘vivir bien’; ‘degrowth’, ‘the commons’, ‘ecofeminism’, ‘the rights of Mother …

News

Israeli foundation provides millions to the country’s at-risk youth

25 April 2018
Emily Hurley

A leading Israeli foundation has committed $31.6 million to help Israel’s at-risk youth. The Azrieli Foundation has partnered with Darca Schools—a network of Israel’s high schools—with the goals of at-risk youth staying in school, empowering children in Israel’s geo-social periphery and encouraging equality and opportunity in education. To achieve this, the foundation has pledged to support and maintain its partnership with Darca Schools over the next five years. The Darca network—founded in 2010—currently serves more …

Analysis

Unleashing the true potential of philanthropy to transform lives and communities

25 April 2018
Michael Mapstone

Over the past couple of years, I have spent an inordinate amount of time in meetings and conferences about the …

News

Philanthropy University aiming to boost capacity of Global South NPOs

24 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Philanthropy University has launched a technology-enabled capacity-building platform for non-profit leaders, with a particular emphasis on those from the global …

News

European infrastructure bodies put their weight behind single philanthropy market

23 April 2018
Andrew Milner

Three of the principal pan-European philanthropy infrastructure bodies are to hold what they are calling a philanthropy ‘scrum’ at the …

News

More countries are now eligible for a free electronic subscription to Alliance

20 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine have added eight more countries from Europe and a further two countries from Latin America to their list …

News

How community philanthropy shifts power: what donors can do to help make that happen

19 April 2018
Alliance magazine

While slogans like “think globally, act locally” have been around for decades, so much decision making about philanthropy and development …

News

Official attitudes to philanthropy in China are thawing, says new report

18 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Despite changes in the legal status of, and official attitudes to philanthropy in China, the situation remains a complex one, …

News

Study finds human rights funding up by nearly 50 per cent since 2010

17 April 2018
Andrew Milner

Though human rights funding often features in philanthropy news because it is inadequately resourced, funding for the issue increased by …

News

UK’s largest charitable funder publishes £6 billion of grants data

16 April 2018
Alliance magazine

360Giving’s campaign to open up UK grants data and make grantmaking more informed and effective has received a huge boost …

News

Wallace Global Fund to invest stock market windfall back into grantmaking

15 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The Wallace Global Fund is investing all the profits it made in the stock market last year in their grantees’ …