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Reflections of an Alliance intern: Philanthropy, the problem or the solution?

21 July 2017
Amanda Aguilar

‘What is philanthropy?’ was one of the first questions Alliance editor Charles Keidan asked me when I first arrived at the magazine’s London office for my internship. We sat in a round, sunny room, and I quickly searched my brain for an answer through the flurry of first day nerves. I hadn’t come from a background of institutional philanthropy. I am a writer with interests as vast as computer programming and graphic design to romantic …


How students can prepare for a career in the nonprofit sector

20 July 2017

Accounting for 11.4 million jobs across the United States, nonprofits make up 10.3 per cent of all private sector employment, and with more than 150 million nonprofits in the country, it’s no surprise that these jobs differ vastly from one another. Someone who works at a small, local organization faces different challenges from someone who works at a larger, national organization, and someone who works for a nonprofit arts center in Kansas has little in common with a …


Philanthropy plays significant role in global development, new OECD data suggests

19 July 2017
Amanda Aguilar and Charles Keidan

According to preliminary data from a survey by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), over 70 private foundations …


Shaping the future of Irish philanthropy

18 July 2017
Éilis Murray

At the risk of being accused of bias, it is probably fair to say that Ireland is renowned worldwide for …


5 insights on social investment in Asia

17 July 2017
Amanda Kee

Asian Venture Philanthropy Network’s (AVPN) new Social Investment Landscape Report is a resource for social investors assessing opportunities for collaborations, …