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European donor network appoints new leadership in Brussels

27 July 2017
Alliance magazine

Max von Abendroth has been appointed as executive director of the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) office in Brussels. He will begin work with the network on 1 October. DAFNE’s network contains 25 national associations and more than 7,500 member foundations. The organization supports ‘dialogue and collaboration’ among its members, according to its website. Abendroth received a degree from Witten/Herdecke University in Germany, and previously worked with the German Association of Magazine Publishers, …

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Ai-jen Poo joins Ford Foundation board

3 July 2017
Alliance magazine

Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, has been appointed to serve on the board of trustees of the Ford Foundation. She has worked as an activist throughout her career in various positions including National Domestic Workers Alliance, Caring Across Generations, and Domestic Workers United. Her activism is geared towards issues concerning ‘women, immigrants and low-wage workers,’ according to an article on Philanthropy New York. According to a press release by the Ford …

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Mama Cash welcomes new executive director

28 June 2017
Alliance magazine

Zohra Moosa will begin her time as the executive director of Mama Cash beginning on 1 July 2017. Moosa has …

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Germany’s Felix Oldenburg appointed chair of European donor network

21 June 2017
Sarah Sabatke and Charles Keidan

The new chair of the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) will be Felix Oldenburg, secretary general of the …

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Massimo Lapucci appointed chair of the European Foundation Centre

2 June 2017
Alliance magazine

Massimo Lapucci has been appointed chair of the European Foundation Centre (EFC), the Brussels-based umbrella body for European foundations. He …