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Alliance announces global philanthropy practitioners to its editorial advisory board

22 June 2018
Alliance magazine

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 Krystian Seibert, an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University in Australia and former director of policy at Philanthropy Australia. They are joined by Philo Alto, founder of Asia Value Advisors in Hong Kong, Laurence Lien, …

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Small, locally-focused but willing to work together: new picture of Colombian foundations

21 June 2018
Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan

The Colombian foundation sector is relatively young, operates its own programmes, and is overwhelmingly focussed on young people and education. These are some of the most striking findings of a new study of the sector produced by Asociación de Fundaciónes Familiares y Empresariales (AFE), the umbrella body for Colombian institutional philanthropy. Based on a survey of 100 foundations Foundations in Colombia: Characteristics, trends, and challenges is the most comprehensive study of philanthropy in Colombia to …

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Total giving in US up in 2017 but proportion of GDP stays at two per cent

19 June 2018
Alliance magazine

Annual total giving in 2017 is up by an inflation-adjusted three per cent to a record $410 billion, although contributions …

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Asian SPOs need continuum of capital, not support in silos, says AVPN

18 June 2018
Alliance magazine

If they are to succeed, social purpose organisations (SPOs) in Asia need different forms of support at different stages of …

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NoVo Foundation announces $34 million Radical Hope Fund

15 June 2018
Alliance magazine

The NoVo Foundation has announced $34 million—up from $20 million committed originally—in Radical Hope Fund grants to 19 organisations from …

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Governance changes at the EFC following 2018 Annual General Assembly

14 June 2018
Alliance magazine

The Annual General Assembly of Members took place on Thursday 31 May in Brussels as part of the 29th EFC …

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EFC launch online tool for members to provide instant insights and benchmarking

9 June 2018
Alliance magazine

The European Foundation has launched Compass – a tool designed to capture and share information about EFC members. Compass contains …

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Make tax breaks for grantmakers conditional on more transparency, suggests philanthropy think-tank

6 June 2018
Charles Keidan and Andrew Milner

New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), a leading philanthropy think-tank and consultancy has called on the UK government to consider removing the …

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Can’t attend the 2018 conference in Brussels? Follow the conference on the Alliance blog

26 May 2018
Alliance magazine

As we have done for the last few years, Alliance has put together a team of bloggers to report from the European Foundation …

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Report on current state of Brazilian philanthropy launched

25 May 2018
Alliance magazine

This report on Brazilian philanthropy is part of a larger study by Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP), started …

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

23 May 2018
Alliance magazine

The Council on Foundations has named Ruth LaToison Ifill as its new Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She …