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Alliance Breakfast Club – #ShiftThePower

14 February 2017
Halie Dalton

The 9 February Alliance magazine Breakfast Club, hosted by St Luke’s Community Centre in London, and sponsored by the Charities Aid Foundation, stayed true to its motto embodied in the hashtag #ShiftThePower. The event focused on the rise of community philanthropy which was also the theme of the December 2016 issue of the magazine, guest edited by one of the panelists, Barry Knight. The panel included Barry Knight, adviser to the Global Fund for Community Foundations; Sandra King, chief …

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What #ShiftThePower means to us

14 December 2016
Neena S Jain

When we first started our nonprofit organization, emBOLDen Alliances, it was a bit of a lonely road that involved many an uphill climb and overcoming incredible obstacles. We have been told more than once to redirect our mission or reshape our vision. We were advised that our approach just could not be accomplished without a large endowment or without being a funder to other organizations. And so on and so on. But, given 65+ years …

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To link or not to link – insights from corporate foundations

13 December 2016
Theresa Gehringer

On the second day of the Corporate Foundations Knowledge Exchange, conference participants discussed in several working groups, ideas related to Mission …

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Moving forward community philanthropy

12 December 2016
Andres Thompson

On reflection, having attended the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy a couple of weeks ago, I have no doubt that …

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How do corporate foundations work? Lloyds Bank and Syngenta Foundations share insights

9 December 2016
Steffen Bethmann

The first European Knowledge Exchange of Corporate Foundations, took place this week.  Organized by DAFNE and French Associations of foundations …