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Pearl Initiative launches ‘Governance in Philanthropy’ report

25 June 2018
Alliance magazine

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 support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Findings in this report are based on the results of a survey that captured quantitative results from key individuals engaged in the philanthropic and non-profit ecosystem in the Gulf Region, a series …

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

23 June 2018
Alliance magazine

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 place in Brussels on June 25 – 26 at Philanthropy House. In 2017, Ariadne released its ” Seeking an Inclusive Europe: Foundation Grantmaking for Countering Ethnic and Religious Bias and Xenophobia” report, which revealed a lack of coordination among private donors and a …

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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, …

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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. …

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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 …