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Alliance magazine 22 June 2017

Donations to Eric Trump Foundation funnelled to Donald Trump’s business, says Forbes

The Eric Trump Foundation is ‘dedicated to raising money for terminally-ill children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee,’ according to its website. However, it appears that an increasing amount of that money …

Alliance magazine 15 June 2017

Barrow Cadbury Trust boosts UK social investment market

A new fund will work to produce grants and financial assistance to strengthen the UK’s social investment market. The Barrow Cadbury Trust, a British foundation, launched the £1.8 million Connect Fund, in coordination with Access …

Analysis Alliance magazine 13 June 2017

Alliance Audio – solidarity and philanthropy

Welcome to the second Alliance Audio – recorded live from Warsaw at the 2017 European Foundation Centre conference! This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the …

Alliance magazine 13 June 2017

Video: What does solidarity mean in your philanthropic work?

In between plenaries, sessions, podcast recordings, networking and hearing about all the great work delegates at the 2017 European Foundation Centre annual conference, held just over a week ago in Warsaw, team Alliance caught up …

Alliance magazine 8 June 2017

Attaining SDGs can generate investment returns, new report suggests

A lack of data is considered a key hindrance to the rise of sustainable investments, according to a new report by WHEB, an asset management firm specializing in the investment of clean energy and natural …

Conference Report Alliance magazine 6 June 2017

Coverage from the 2017 annual EFC conference in Warsaw, Poland

Alliance is proud to have been part of the media coverage for this year’s European Foundation Centre (EFC) conference in Warsaw, Poland.  This year’s EFC annual conference, hosted between 31 May – 2nd June, was …

Alliance magazine 2 June 2017

Massimo Lapucci appointed chair of the European Foundation Centre

Massimo Lapucci has been appointed chair of the European Foundation Centre (EFC), the Brussels-based umbrella body for European foundations. He was nominated unanimously today in Warsaw at EFC’s annual conference. The conference, which hosted more …

Alliance magazine 30 May 2017

Solidarity – more in common?

The June edition of Alliance is out now with a special feature titled ‘Solidarity – more in common?’ ‘We are far more united and have far more in common with each other than things that …

News Alliance magazine 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

‘Audacious humanitarians’ spearhead campaign for world’s first crowdfunded hospital

At the beginning of April, what’s described as the world’s first crowdfunded hospital opened in Aleppo, Syria. The opening is the culmination of a campaign, begun last year, and orchestrated by CanDo, which describes itself …

News Alliance magazine 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Centre for Effective Altruism launches pooled funds

The Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA) is trialling what it is calling Effective Altruism Funds. These are pooled funds that allow individual donors to split a donation across four funds, each supporting a different cause …