News

Who serves philanthropy? New research puts infrastructure in focus

17 March 2017
Alliance magazine

The Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) has published new research on the state of philanthropy infrastructure worldwide. Launched at …

News

New donation platform for more effective giving

16 March 2017
Halie Dalton

Effective altruists have created a new donation platform through which donors are able to maximise the effectiveness of their donations. …

Conference reports

WINGS is about building bridges and not walls

14 March 2017
Janet Mawiyoo

‘Wings is about building bridges and not walls…’ This is one thing that resonated with me throughout the three days …

Opinion

Philanthropy and access to justice in India

14 March 2017
Srijoni Sen

The most successful experiments in social reform in India have been driven from ‘below’. Prominent examples include the Right to …

News

Goodbye and thank you Atlantic Philanthropies

13 March 2017
Alliance magazine

The Atlantic Philanthropies will close its doors by 2020, becoming the largest foundation to invest an entire endowment and ‘voluntarily …

News

Boost for social entrepreneurship in Africa

10 March 2017
Alliance magazine

The Global Social Entrepreneurship Network (GSEN) has partnered with LifeCo UnLtd South Africa in hosting their annual event this month. …

Analysis

How crowd philanthropy helps defy Trump’s travel ban

9 March 2017
Halie Dalton

A recent article published by The New York Times provides a look into Trump’s travel ban and how crowd funding …

Conference reports

WINGSForum 2017: Business as usual in a changing world

9 March 2017
Andrés Thompson

It was the first time that I attended a WINGS Forum and, I must recognize, my expectations were moderate. Big conferences …

Opinion

How women are changing the face of giving

8 March 2017
Cheryl Chapman

It has taken centuries, but women are finally being recognised for their philanthropy. Melinda Gates, Priscilla Chan and Pam Omidyar …

News

Mama Cash releases annual report and opens 2017 grantmaking

8 March 2017
Halie Dalton

Mama Cash, an international fund for women’s rights initiatives around the world, has released their annual report. The report provides …

Opinion

An industrial strategy for philanthropy

6 March 2017
Rob Abercrombie

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy has been criticised by some as too feeble to make much difference, and …

News

European donors and foundations associations stand united in challenging times

2 March 2017
Anke Patsch

For the first time the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE), the network of donors and foundations associations in Europe, …