News

Soros gifts $18 billion to Open Society Foundation

21 October 2017
Alliance magazine

Disclosed last week, George Soros gifted $18 billion dollars to his Open Society Foundations. The foundation’s founder and chairman has …

News

Barrow Cadbury Trust appoints Erica Cadbury as new Chair of Trustees

20 October 2017
Alliance magazine

Beginning on 21 October, Barrow Cadbury Trust will be welcoming a new Chair of Trustees. Erica Cadbury will be succeeding …

News

Cross-sector cooperation needed to combat East Africa’s hunger crisis

20 October 2017
Aid & International Development Forum

The combination of drought, El Niño and conflict has left East Africa struggling to survive. The region is facing a …

Opinion

Why term limits are great for foundations

19 October 2017
Helena Choi

On September 20, 2009, I walked into the Hewlett Foundation as a brand new program officer in our Global Development and …

News

Reflecting on TUSEV’s 5th Turkish Destekle Değiştir gathering

18 October 2017
Hilal Tekmen and Liana Varon

The 10 October marked the 5th Destekle Değiştir (Giving Circle) event organized by the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV). …

Conference reports

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 …

Opinion

Morals matter: What’s to learn from nonprofit research?

16 October 2017
Tracey Coule

‘The real issue is about moral compasses in leadership.’ This was the statement made by Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of …

Opinion

What does it mean to be a resilient funder – and why does it matter more than ever?

13 October 2017
Global Greengrants Fund

In January 2017, the Chinese government began requiring all not for profit foreign organizations, including foundations, to register in order …

Opinion

India’s children deserve a solid foundation

12 October 2017
Vikram Jain and Sana Kazi

India has made remarkable progress towards universalizing primary education, but learning outcomes are poor. Current efforts to address poor learning …

Opinion

The importance of partnerships to bridge disconnects within India’s education system

11 October 2017
Elizabeth Mehta

Before founding Muktangan, I had spent 35 years working in diverse roles in education across India, and had identified many …

Conference reports

The Russia Community Foundation Phenomenon

10 October 2017
Amy McGoldrick

Community foundations now number 170 organisations in 60 countries. This number is continuously growing – and in Russia it’s no …

News

Judges announced for 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

10 October 2017
Alliance magazine

In September, Alliance magazine announced the launch of the 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize. We are now pleased to be …