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Should philanthropy be doing better?

Alliance magazine 24 April 2018

Welcome to the fifth Alliance Audio. This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the foundation world. In the fifth Alliance audio podcast editor Charles Keidan hosts a …


The complexities of diaspora giving

Mark Sidel 6 March 2018

In this issue of Alliance, authors from a number of nations and regions give a new take on the theme of diaspora philanthropy. They explore younger diaspora communities and the new technologies and values which …


Shining a light on a new way of giving

Charles Keidan 6 March 2018

In this issue, we look in-depth at the phenomenon of diaspora philanthropy. With increasing numbers on the move, new ties are being formed between peoples, nations and states across the world. While most attention has …

Global updates

Alliance magazine 6 March 2018

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the March 2018 issue of Alliance: The Americas Hewlett boosts climate funding by $600 million New model for ‘philanthropy at scale’ CAF research spotlights giving …

India’s Puja Marwaha wins Fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

Alliance magazine 27 February 2018

It is with great pleasure and pride that we can now announce the winner of the Fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize: Puja Marwaha, chief executive of Child Rights and You (CRY). Considering that the prize, …

What makes an effective foundation?

1 Alliance magazine 20 February 2018

Welcome to the fourth Alliance Audio. This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the foundation world. In this podcast Alliance editor Charles Keidan hosts a discussion with Dan Corry, chief executive of …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #PhilanthropyMedia

Emily Hurley 30 January 2018

The most recent Alliance breakfast panel hosted by CAF at their headquarters near London’s Fleet Street, featured a stellar panel debating the relationship between philanthropy and the media, the topic of Alliance’s December 2017 issue. …

Interview: Sean Hinton of Open Society Foundations

1 Carsten Terp Beck-Nilsson 16 January 2018

Migrants are here to stay – let’s invest in them. That’s the message of the man responsible for the impact investments of the world’s second largest foundation. 65 million people are on the move worldwide. …

Philanthropy should fund the media for its own sake

Rhodri Davies and Fran Yeoman 9 January 2018

Many are starting to ask whether general support for journalism as an end in itself should constitute a valid focus of philanthropy; given the recently renewed acceptance of the idea that news gathering and reporting …

Walk with us, not over us: how to build philanthropy’s social license

Krystian Seibert 12 December 2017

Melbourne, Australia Australian philanthropy’s work alongside indigenous people can serve as an example of respectful relationships. At its best, philanthropy challenges the prevailing culture and expectations in societies around the world. When so much of …