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Alliance Breakfast Club – #ShiftThePower

14 February 2017
Halie Dalton

The 9 February Alliance magazine Breakfast Club, hosted by St Luke’s Community Centre in London, and sponsored by the Charities Aid Foundation, stayed true to its motto embodied in the hashtag #ShiftThePower. The event focused on the rise of community philanthropy which was also the theme of the December 2016 issue of the magazine, guest edited by one of the panelists, Barry Knight. The panel included Barry Knight, adviser to the Global Fund for Community Foundations; Sandra King, chief …

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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 what limits, if any, should be imposed. The discussion was rooted in Alliance magazine’s September 2016 special feature: Does philanthropy have too much influence? The panel included Sally Berkovic, Chief Executive of Rothschild Foundation Europe, Dr Linsey McGoey, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex and Adam Pickering, International Policy Manager at CAF. …

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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 …

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Promise and problems of global philanthropy:  postcards from Arab countries and the USA

29 October 2015
Alliance magazine and Holly Steell

Alliance’s October 2015 breakfast club Philanthropy is spreading to new frontiers, but scores of countries are imposing regressive laws that …