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Invest in academia to strengthen philanthropy

30 May 2018
Rose Longhurst

‘Without infrastructure, philanthropy can’t reach the level of sophistication necessary to solve social problems’, asserted Benjamin Bellegy of WINGS at the Alliance breakfast club around EFC AGA 2018. But what kind of infrastructure do we need? And what role does academia play? Academia is a natural ally for philanthropy. Already the two are regular partners: many universities are supported by philanthropic donations, and philanthropic foundations use the research developed in academic institutions to inform their programming. …

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Philanthropy infrastructure matters, but morning gathering calls for evolution

29 May 2018
Jen Bokoff

Despite the humidity and conference center maze, nearly 30 people attended the Alliance Breakfast Club about philanthropy infrastructure. Charles Keidan from Alliance magazine introduced the meeting and panelists Maria Chertok of CAF Russia, Benjamin Bellegy of WINGS, and Filiz Bikmen of Esas Sosyal with a few driving questions: What is the value of infrastructure? What trends are we noticing? And what is needed to improve its sustainability? These questions and more are explored in the just-released edition …

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Alliance and WINGS present Brussels Breakfast Club – heads together to #LiftUpPhilanthropy

16 May 2018
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine has teamed up with WINGS to host our next Breakfast Club at the EFC’s Annual General Conference, and present a new special …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – Philanthropy and the media

30 January 2018
Alliance magazine

This month’s Alliance Breakfast Club, kindly hosted by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), discusses the relationship between philanthropy and the …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – Philanthropy’s diversity challenge

17 October 2017
Alliance magazine

This month’s Alliance Breakfast Club, kindly hosted by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, discusses philanthropy’s diversity challenge; how can philanthropy do …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – Solidarity: more in common?

11 July 2017
Alliance magazine

This month’s Alliance Breakfast Club, kindly hosted by CCLA, brought together philanthropy professionals, academics, and members of NGOs, to discuss the complex relationship …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – Philanthropy scholarship and practice: bridging the divide

4 April 2017
Halie Dalton

The end of March has brought this month’s Alliance Breakfast Club. This time our panellists and an audience, filled with those from …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – #ShiftThePower: The rise of community philanthropy

14 February 2017
Halie Dalton

This month’s Alliance breakfast club, kindly hosted by Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), brought together community philanthropy professionals, academics, and members …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – How much influence does philanthropy have?

23 September 2016
Sam Desborough

The September 2016 Alliance breakfast club, kindly hosted by Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) focused on the influence of philanthropy, and …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – Refugees and migration: philanthropy responds

25 April 2016
Holly Steell

The latest Alliance breakfast club, held in association with the Barrow Cadbury Trust and sponsored by Smart Simple, addressed how …

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Alliance Breakfast Club – The role of philanthropy in creating sustainable cities

26 February 2016
Holly Steell

The latest Alliance Breakfast Club, held in association with the Big Lottery Fund addressed ‘the role of philanthropy in creating …