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Alliance magazine 26 June 2018

FSG announces new team to lead global social impact consulting firm

FSG, one of the world’s most experienced social impact consulting firms has announced Lauren A. Smith, MD, MPH and Greg Hills as their co-CEOs. The pair succeeds John Kania, who is stepping away from his …

Alliance magazine 25 June 2018

Pearl Initiative launches ‘Governance in Philanthropy’ report

This report provides a detailed analysis of the findings of the research conducted by the Pearl Initiative as part of its Governance in the Philanthropic and Non-Profit Ecosystem programme that was launched in 2017 with …

Alliance magazine 23 June 2018

Ariadne and EFC to host event on philanthropy’s efforts to counter discrimination

Ariadne and the Diversity Migration Integration (DMI) thematic network of the European Foundation Centre are organising the meeting – For an inclusive Europe: European funders countering hatred and discrimination based on racial and religious bias. This meeting will take …

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

Social purpose organisations (SPOs) in Asia need different forms of support at different stages of their development if they are to succeed. 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

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 …