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Alliance magazine 20 April 2018

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

Alliance magazine have added eight more countries from Europe and a further two countries from Latin America to their list of countries that are eligible for a free digital subscription which usually cost £45 per …

Alliance magazine 19 April 2018

How Community Philanthropy Shifts Power: What Donors Can Do to Help Make That Happen

While slogans like “think globally, act locally” have been around for decades, so much decision making about philanthropy and development aid still happens by stakeholders outside of affected communities. This GrantCraft Leadership Series paper by …

Alliance magazine 18 April 2018

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

Despite changes in the legal status of, and official attitudes to philanthropy in China, the situation remains a complex one, says a new report from the International Center for Not-for-profit Law. The China Philanthropy Law …

Alliance magazine 16 April 2018

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

360Giving’s campaign to open up UK grants data and make grantmaking more informed and effective has received a huge boost with over £6 billion worth of grants published by the Wellcome Trust. The UK’s largest …

Alliance magazine 15 April 2018

Wallace Global Fund to invest stock market windfall back into grantmaking

The Wallace Global Fund is investing all the profits it made in the stock market last year in their grantees’ social and environmental justice campaigns, and calling on other like-minded foundations to increase their spending. This …

Alliance magazine 14 April 2018

Mastercard contributes $100 million to Inclusive Growth Fund

Mastercard has announced an initial $100 million contribution to the Center for Inclusive Growth Fund, part of a $500 million commitment by the global payments and technology company in support of initiatives focused on long-term economic …

Alliance magazine 13 April 2018

Philanthropic sector evolving under Trump administration, study finds

The flexibility, nimbleness, and willingness to collaborate demonstrated by the philanthropic sector over the past year in response to a rapidly changing policy environment could serve as a model for the sector going forward, a …

Alliance magazine 10 April 2018

Foundations team up to study role of Facebook in elections

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan, Charles Koch, John S. and James L. Knight, and Laura and John Arnold foundations; the Democracy Fund; and Omidyar Network, have announced the launch of a research initiative aimed at …

1 Alliance magazine 9 April 2018

Epic Quest: a big-picture look at private philanthropy for global development

While philanthropic giving for development is pretty modest when stacked up against official development assistance (ODA), this money is playing a major role in some sectors. So says a new report from the Organisation for …

Alliance magazine 8 April 2018

Is impact investing the next big thing for donor-advised funds?

Private foundations have been taking bolder steps toward impact investing in recent years. But with more individuals turning to donor-advised funds (DAFs) to facilitate their giving, how can those funds also be invested today to improve …