Forward features

Below you can find information about upcoming issues of Alliance including special features and guest editors.

September 2018: Muslim philanthropy with guest editors, Yunus Sola and Tariq Cheema

Muslims comprise almost a quarter of the world’s population. As such, how, where and to whom Muslims give is of great societal significance. While systematic knowledge of Muslim and Muslim inspired philanthropy remains limited, this special feature aims to illuminate the scope, potential and effects of Muslim philanthropy on contemporary society.

December 2018: Royal philanthropy

From the Gulf to the Commonwealth and beyond, members of royal families are credited with promoting social welfare, inclusion and well-being, as well as drawing attention and resources to neglected causes such as mental health, preventable blindness and the welfare of adolescent girls. The relevance, visibility and profile of royal philanthropy is increasing as is the potential to do good and achieve impact at scale. This special feature aims to illuminate the contribution of royal philanthropy to some of the world’s most intractable problems.

Special features coming up in 2019:

  • Systems-change
  • Peace
  • Women and girls
  • Social movements