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Alliance magazine 23 May 2018

Council on Foundations announces new vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion

The Council on Foundations has named Ruth LaToison Ifill as its new Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She will lead efforts to develop and implement strategic initiatives, tools, educational programs and opportunities that …

Alliance magazine 20 May 2018

Which session at the 2018 EFC Conference would you most like to read about?

As we approach the annual EFC conference next week, Alliance is assembling a team of bloggers to report from the event. We hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are …

Alliance magazine 16 May 2018

Alliance and WINGS present Brussels Breakfast Club – heads together to #LiftUpPhilanthropy

Alliance magazine has teamed up with WINGS to host our next Breakfast Club at the EFC’s Annual General Conference, and present a new special feature on ‘philanthropy developers’. What is the contribution of philanthropy’s infrastructure to the development of …

Alliance magazine 14 May 2018

Acronis launches foundation to support education initiatives worldwide

Acronis, a global leader in cloud data protection and storage  have launched the Acronis Foundation to mark their 15-year anniversary. The foundation will be supporting multiple initiatives designed to stimulate education to gain and protect knowledge. The first project is Acronis …

Alliance magazine 13 May 2018

A major gift underscores the role of childcare providers in early learning

As evidence keeps piling up that early childhood learning is critical to the long-term development and success of kids, more foundations and philanthropists are looking for ways to give young children a boost before they …

Alliance magazine 12 May 2018

#OpenForGood campaign encourages foundations to openly share their knowledge

A campaign from the Foundation Center and Grantcraft centred around the new guide Open for Good: Knowledge Sharing to Strengthen Grantmaking, is calling on foundations to openly share knowledge as an integral and strategic aspect of philanthropy. The …

Alliance magazine 11 May 2018

Packard Foundation awards $2.25 million grant to tackle affordable housing crisis

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced that it will award $2.25 million in grants to catalyze creative solutions to the affordable housing crisis in the Bay Area, California. $1.5 million in grants has been awarded …

Alliance magazine 7 May 2018

Next Alliance Audio live from the EFC Conference 2018

The next installment of Alliance Audio on ‘fake news and philanthropy’ will be recorded live from the European Foundation Centre Conference in Brussels on 20 May 2018. Inspired by the European Year of Culture, this …

Alliance magazine 6 May 2018

Gates Foundation Commits $158 Million to fight poverty in the U.S.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a pledge of $158 million over four years in support of efforts to increase economic mobility and opportunity across the United States. Announced at an event sponsored by the US Partnership on …

Alliance magazine 5 May 2018

Alliance previews June issue on philanthropy infrastructure

Alliance editor Charles Keidan gives a special preview of the launch of June issue of our publication, focusing on philanthropy infrastructure. In our new issue, we look in depth at philanthropy infrastructure which is guested …