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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 media; how can they co-exist together and why do they need each other? The worlds of media and philanthropy are colliding. Both sides have their work cut out to promote journalism in the public interest, build new models and restore trust in an age of dis-information, fake news and creeping authoritarianism. The wellbeing of global …

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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 the most good if it doesn’t reflect the society it seeks to serve?Being in touch with the people you aim to serve is not just a moral imperative but also contributes to an effective philanthropic strategy. Yet philanthropy’s staff and boards are dogged by a lack of diversity, representation and inclusion and philanthropy appears out …

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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 …

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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 …

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Beyond Accountability: Feedback as transformation

30 July 2015
Alliance magazine

Beyond Accountability: Feedback as Transformation is the title of Alliance magazine’s June 2015 special feature, and this was the topic …

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Why should philanthropists fund the arts?

10 April 2015
Alliance magazine and Holly Steell

Alliance magazine’s March 2015 special feature focused on the question ‘Why should philanthropists fund the arts?’ and this was the …