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Mastercard contributes $100 million to Inclusive Growth Fund

14 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Mastercard has announced an initial $100 million contribution to the Center for Inclusive Growth Fund, part of a $500 million commitment …

News

Philanthropic sector evolving under Trump administration, study finds

13 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The flexibility, nimbleness, and willingness to collaborate demonstrated by the philanthropic sector over the past year in response to a …

Opinion

OECD report is welcome spotlight on opaque philanthropy sector

12 April 2018
Penelope Lewis

Private philanthropy is big and getting bigger. Money flowing to development averaged almost $8 billion a year between 2013 and …

Opinion

Foundation board diversity: Five things we can do to break from the current reality

11 April 2018
Kevin Walker

This blog post is the third in a series written by foundation leaders in response to a new research report …

News

Foundations team up to study role of Facebook in elections

10 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan, Charles Koch, John S. and James L. Knight, and Laura and John …

Analysis

Epic Quest: a big-picture look at private philanthropy for global development

9 April 2018
Alliance magazine

While philanthropic giving for development is pretty modest when stacked up against official development assistance (ODA), this money is playing …

Interview

Is impact investing the next big thing for donor-advised funds?

8 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Private foundations have been taking bolder steps toward impact investing in recent years. But with more individuals turning to donor-advised funds …

Analysis

Infrastructure 2.0: The Future of Philanthropic Impact

7 April 2018
Larry McGill

In “Towards Infrastructure 2.0: An Ecosystem Approach,” Barry Knight has written a vitally important paper that illuminates one of the …

Opinion

Where’s philanthropy’s fight against fake news headed next?

6 April 2018
Alliance magazine

According to the Foundation Center, since 2016, grantmakers have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into newsrooms, think tanks and …

News

Nathan Cummings Foundation commits 100% of endowment to mission-aligned investing

5 April 2018
Alliance magazine

The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF) have announced that they will align 100 per cent of their nearly half-billion dollar endowment …

News

What makes a strong ecosystem of support to philanthropy?

4 April 2018
Barry Knight

The stakes over the development of a sound and strong system to support and develop philanthropy have never been higher. …

News

Puja Marwaha accepts the 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize at WINGS Funders Meeting

3 April 2018
Alliance magazine

Puja Marwaha of CRY (Child Rights and You) was announced as the 5th winner of the Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize …