Opinion

Finding the silver lining: philanthropy and women’s empowerment

19 April 2017
Clare Wilkins

Recent news stories may make it seem like a challenging time for anyone working to help women.  In Britain, austerity …

Opinion

Reflections on the first ‘How to do good’ conference stopover in France

18 April 2017
Charles Sellen

‘How to do Good – Essays on Building a Better World’ is a recently published book that gathers testimonials from …

Opinion

What lessons can human rights funders learn from the Ebola outbreak?

17 April 2017
IHRFG

It’s been over a year since the WHO officially declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the …

News

Philanthropy advisors are failing to use their influence, research suggests

13 April 2017
Alliance magazine

Market research conducted by Philanthropy Impact and the London School of Economics Marshall Institute suggests professional wealth advisors in the …

News

Website launches guide to social investment field

12 April 2017
Alliance magazine

Good Finance, which guides charities and social enterprises through the social investment process, launches a new website today.

News

UK giving report finds increases in protests and campaigns

11 April 2017
Alliance magazine

The Charities Aid Foundation’s annual UK Giving report released today reveals increases in campaigning and volunteering, while total donations of …

Analysis

Why philanthropy must do more on climate change

11 April 2017
Larry Kramer

This article was originally posted by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, on 14 March 2017. The original article can be found …

Opinion

Payouts ensure philanthropy is not MIA

10 April 2017
Krystian Seibert

As an Australian observer, I have watched with interest the debate playing out in Alliance Magazine on whether UK foundations should …

Opinion

New Zealand giving

7 April 2017
Olivia Lacey

New Zealanders are a generous lot – recent international figures from the Charities Aid Foundation rank New Zealand fourth in …

Opinion

How advancing human rights can – and can’t – support academic research

6 April 2017
Merrill Sovner

The International Human Rights Funders Group and Foundation Center recently published Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking, a …

News

Ford Foundation ploughs $1 billion into mission related investments

5 April 2017
Charles Keidan

The Ford Foundation, one of world’s largest charitable foundations, has announced that it will invest up to $1 billion of its $12 billion endowment in Mission Related Investments.

News

New study outlines Nordic philanthropy

5 April 2017
Alliance magazine

UBS and the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum have released a report that focuses on the hows and whys of Nordic philanthropy. …