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Alliance magazine 25 January 2018

First permanent appointee to Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations

Dr Laurie Paarlberg is to become the first permanent holder of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She will take up her appointment …

Alliance magazine 24 January 2018

British philanthropy body to amplify its policy voice

The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), the umbrella body for institutional philanthropy in the UK, is to strengthen its policy and influencing work. Existing staff members, Keiran Goddard and Emma Hutchins have taken on new …

Analysis Alliance magazine 23 January 2018 For Subscribers

Co-Impact: well-endowed, but can it shift the power?

Towards the end of last year, foundations and philanthropists including the Rockefeller Foundation, Richard Chandler, Bill and Melinda Gates, Jeff Skoll and Romesh and Kathy Wadhwani, launched the Co-impact initiative, a collaboration to bring ‘large-scale, …

Alliance magazine 19 January 2018

TODAY is the CLOSING DATE for nominations for Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

The closing date for nominations for the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is Friday 19 January, so today is the last chance to nominate someone. The prize will be awarded to an individual ‘who has …

Alliance magazine 16 January 2018

JUST THREE DAYS TO GO for nominations for Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

The closing date for nominations for the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is Friday 19 January, so just three days to go. The prize will be awarded to an individual ‘who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, …

Alliance magazine 10 January 2018

ONE WEEK MORE for nominations for Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

The closing date for nominations for the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is Friday 19 January, so just nine days to go. The prize will be awarded to an individual ‘who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, …

Alliance magazine 28 December 2017

High-level personnel changes in the US foundation world

Matthew Bishop, the former New York bureau chief of The Economist and one of the coiners of the term ‘philanthrocapitalism’, has been appointed managing director of the Rockefeller Foundation, with special responsibility for the Foundation’s …

Alliance magazine 23 December 2017

Darin McKeever named CEO of the William Davidson Foundation

From the 1 January 2018, Darin McKeever, will succeed Jonathan Aaron as President and CEO of the US-based William Davidson Foundation. McKeever joined the foundation in April 2015 as Chief Programme and Strategy Officer. Prior …

Alliance magazine 21 December 2017

Patrick Gaspard appointed President of Open Society Foundations

A former US ambassador to South Africa, is to succeed Chris Stone as President of the Open Society Foundations (OSF), with effect from 1 January 2018. Patrick Gaspard will become the head of what is …

Alliance magazine 20 December 2017

Hewlett Foundation to step up its climate funding – by $600m

The California-based William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will donate $600 million over the next five years to work on climate change around the world. The pledge, the largest the foundation has made to climate issues, …