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More countries are now eligible for a free electronic subscription to Alliance

20 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine have added eight more countries from Europe and a further two countries from Latin America to their list of countries that are eligible for a free digital subscription which usually cost £45 per year. The countries that have been added from Europe are Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Chile and Uruguay have been added from Latin America. Alliance offers free digital only subscriptions to those involved with this field who are …

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How Community Philanthropy Shifts Power: What Donors Can Do to Help Make That Happen

19 April 2018
Alliance magazine

While slogans like “think globally, act locally” have been around for decades, so much decision making about philanthropy and development aid still happens by stakeholders outside of affected communities. This GrantCraft Leadership Series paper by Jenny Hodgson and Anna Pond focuses on how funders around the globe are challenging this norm by sharing and shifting power into the hands of local leadership. It explores examples, advice, and the driving questions for donors interested in producing …

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Official attitudes to philanthropy in China are thawing, says new report

18 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Despite changes in the legal status of, and official attitudes to philanthropy in China, the situation remains a complex one, …

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Study finds human rights funding up by nearly 50 per cent since 2010

17 April 2018
Andrew Milner

Though human rights funding often features in philanthropy news because it is inadequately resourced, funding for the issue increased by …

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UK’s largest charitable funder publishes £6 billion of grants data

16 April 2018
Alliance magazine

360Giving’s campaign to open up UK grants data and make grantmaking more informed and effective has received a huge boost …

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Wallace Global Fund to invest stock market windfall back into grantmaking

15 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The Wallace Global Fund is investing all the profits it made in the stock market last year in their grantees’ …

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Mastercard contributes $100 million to Inclusive Growth Fund

14 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Mastercard has announced an initial $100 million contribution to the Center for Inclusive Growth Fund, part of a $500 million commitment …

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Philanthropic sector evolving under Trump administration, study finds

13 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The flexibility, nimbleness, and willingness to collaborate demonstrated by the philanthropic sector over the past year in response to a …

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Foundations team up to study role of Facebook in elections

10 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan, Charles Koch, John S. and James L. Knight, and Laura and John …

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Epic Quest: a big-picture look at private philanthropy for global development

9 April 2018
Alliance magazine

While philanthropic giving for development is pretty modest when stacked up against official development assistance (ODA), this money is playing …

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Nathan Cummings Foundation commits 100% of endowment to mission-aligned investing

5 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF) have announced that they will align 100 per cent of their nearly half-billion dollar endowment …