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Alliance magazine 22 June 2018

Alliance announces global philanthropy practitioners to its editorial advisory board

Alliance magazine has welcomed six leading practitioners to its 30-strong global editorial advisory board. New members include Alliance Philanthropy Thinkers, Filiz Bikmen, a founding director of Esas Sosyal, a family fund based in Turkey and …

Alliance magazine 19 June 2018

Total giving in US up in 2017 but proportion of GDP stays at two per cent

Annual total giving in 2017 is up by an inflation-adjusted three per cent to a record $410 billion, although contributions as a percentage of GDP stayed at around two percent according to The Giving USA …

Alliance magazine 18 June 2018

Asian SPOs need continuum of capital, not support in silos, says AVPN

If they are to succeed, social purpose organisations (SPOs) in Asia need different forms of support at different stages of their development. To allow this to happen effectively, funders should think of the provision of …

Alliance magazine 15 June 2018

NoVo Foundation announces $34 million Radical Hope Fund

The NoVo Foundation has announced $34 million—up from $20 million committed originally—in Radical Hope Fund grants to 19 organisations from among 1,000 applicants doing bold and transformative social justice work in the United States and …

Alliance magazine 14 June 2018

Governance changes at the EFC following 2018 Annual General Assembly

The Annual General Assembly of Members took place on Thursday 31 May in Brussels as part of the 29th EFC Conference, with several key changes approved to the EFC governance. Katherine Watson (European Cultural Foundation) …

Alliance magazine 9 June 2018

EFC launch online tool for members to provide instant insights and benchmarking

The European Foundation has launched Compass – a tool designed to capture and share information about EFC members. Compass contains a series of multiple choice, easy to complete questions that provides instant insights to give …

Special feature Alliance magazine 29 May 2018 For Subscribers

Funders views: Why infrastructure matters

Philanthropy infrastructure is a crucial tool that enables the realization of potential to nurture philanthropic pursuits Yanni Peng of Narada Foundation, Vladimir Potanin and Oksana Oracheva of Vladimir Potanin Foundation and Ridgway White of Mott …

Special feature Alliance magazine 29 May 2018 For Subscribers

Types of philanthropy support

The world of philanthropy support is increasingly multi-faceted. Philanthropy ‘infrastructure’ is something of a catch-all for a multiplicity of organizational forms and functions which defy easy categorization – an assortment of membership associations, research and …

News Alliance magazine 29 May 2018

Global updates

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2018 issue of Alliance: The Americas Renee Kaplan new CEO at The Philanthropy Workshop New partnership to tackle US affordable housing crisis Study …

Alliance magazine 26 May 2018

Can’t attend the 2018 conference in Brussels? Follow the conference on the Alliance blog

As we have done for the last few years, Alliance has put together a team of bloggers to report from the European Foundation Centre’s 2018 Conference to be held 29-31 May in Brussels. The theme of this year’s conference is …