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Alliance magazine 29 May 2018

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2018 issue of Alliance: The Americas Renee Kaplan new CEO at The Philanthropy Workshop New partnership to tackle US affordable housing crisis Study …


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, …

Global updates

Alliance magazine 5 December 2017

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the December 2017 issue of Alliance: The Americas George Soros transfers $18 billion to Open Society Foundations Brazilian Philanthropy Forum Extra grants help …

Isabel Mota takes charge of Portugal’s Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 

Alliance magazine 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

One of Europe’s largest foundations has elected its first female president. Isabel Mota took charge of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in May 2017.  The remit of the foundation, whose assets of €2.8 billion put it among the biggest in Europe, is …

Vois Africa gives voice to young African philanthropists 

Alliance magazine 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

Vois Africa was established after the first African Youth in Philanthropy Conference in Arusha, Tanzania in 2015. The conference revealed the lack of a youth agenda in philanthropy and that young people were not adequately represented or included on the relevant platforms where …

Asia’s social economy heats up 

Alliance magazine 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

The social economy will be crucial if Asia’s projected economic growth is to be distributed to reduce rather than increase present inequalities. The Asia Development Bank calculates that by 2050, the rise in the continent’s per capita income could make ‘some …

Bringing Indian foundations and governments closer  

Dasra 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

Today, there are more and more non-profits, government agencies, philanthropic institutions and businesses addressing a range of critical social problems across the globe. However, the potential of collaborations between these stakeholders remains under–utilized.   In India, …

Report shows German foundations working on a global level 

Association of German Foundations 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

Little is known as yet about the work German foundations carry out in the field of development cooperation. The newly published Foundation Report by the Association of German Foundations offers numerous facts and figures, good practice examples, and …

US grantmakers are watching American politics closely 

Exponent Philanthropy 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

A new survey by Exponent Philanthropy shows most of its members (82 per cent) expect the institution of philanthropy to play a more important role in society because of political changes in Washington DC.   Issued …