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Alliance magazine 28 April 2017

India Philanthropy Report sees rise of individual giving

The India Philanthropy Report 2017, the Individual Philanthropist’s Path to Full Potential, published by Dasra and Bain & Company, looks at the growing importance of the individual philanthropist in the overall landscape of funding for the development …

Alliance magazine 28 April 2017

Millennial philanthropists are breaking tradition, research finds

Millennial philanthropists are unafraid of breaking tradition to achieve social impact according to a new report, sponsored by French bank BNP Paribas. The report, written by the Economist Intelligence Unit, is based on research and …

Alliance magazine 26 April 2017

Google.org pledges $50 million to fill education gaps

Google.org recently pledged $50 million to education nonprofits over the next two years to develop technology that will improve education in developing countries. According to Brigitte Hoyer Gosselink, Google.org’s education lead, 130 million primary school …

Alliance magazine 24 April 2017

Arab Giving Survey reveals rising demand for transparency in charities

The 2016 Arab Giving Survey has revealed the generosity of the region but also a rising wariness of the lack of transparency in charity organizations. The survey was conducted by Philanthropy Age in partnership with …

Alliance magazine 13 April 2017

Philanthropy advisors are failing to use their influence, research suggests

Market research conducted by Philanthropy Impact and the London School of Economics Marshall Institute suggests professional wealth advisors in the UK play a significant role in their clients’ philanthropic efforts but are failing to use …

Alliance magazine 12 April 2017

Website launches guide to social investment field

Good Finance, which guides charities and social enterprises through the social investment process, launches a new website today.

Alliance magazine 11 April 2017

UK giving report finds increases in protests and campaigns

The Charities Aid Foundation’s annual UK Giving report released today reveals increases in campaigning and volunteering, while total donations of £9.7 billion only increased slightly since 2015. ‘Numbers of people who said they signed a …

Alliance magazine 5 April 2017

New study outlines Nordic philanthropy

UBS and the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum have released a report that focuses on the hows and whys of Nordic philanthropy. Creating impact through philanthropy: A Nordic perspective, was based on interviews with more than 40 …

Analysis Alliance magazine 4 April 2017

Alliance Breakfast Club – Philanthropy scholarship and practice: bridging the divide

The end of March has brought this month’s Alliance Breakfast Club. This time our panellists and an audience, filled with those from foundations, academia, research as well as those with a keen interest, gathered together …

Alliance magazine 27 March 2017

Development work celebrated at the 2017 Bond Awards

At the Bond Annual Conference on Monday 20 March, the Bond International Development Awards were presented. Hosted by BBC journalist Zeinab Badawi, the awards ‘celebrate the inspiring humanitarian and development work’ of the Bond network, made …