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Alliance magazine 20 April 2018

Alliance magazine have added eight more countries from Europe and a further two countries from Latin America to their list of countries that are eligible for a free digital subscription which usually cost £45 per …


UK’s largest charitable funder publishes £6 billion of grants data

Alliance magazine 16 April 2018

360Giving’s campaign to open up UK grants data and make grantmaking more informed and effective has received a huge boost with over £6 billion worth of grants published by the Wellcome Trust. The UK’s largest …


Puja Marwaha accepts the 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize at WINGS Funders Meeting

Alliance magazine 3 April 2018

Puja Marwaha of CRY (Child Rights and You) was announced as the 5th winner of the Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize at the WINGS International Meeting for Funders in Barcelona, 26–27 March. Also nominated for the …

Philanthropy infrastructure under the microscope

1 Charles Keidan 3 April 2018 For Subscribers

Why won’t foundations pay more, or in some cases, pay anything, for the infrastructure which exists to help and serve them? And what can be done to change that? That was the core challenge debated …

How European policy makers have re-discovered philanthropy

Barry Hoolwerf 30 March 2018

Official interest in philanthropy is growing. In recent years European policy makers have (re-)discovered philanthropy and, more specifically foundations as contributors to the public good. In Brussels, the Directorate-General Research and Innovation (DG RTD) was …

Longleigh Foundation appoint Cristina Andreatta as director

Alliance magazine 29 March 2018

Cristina Andreatta has joined the Longleigh Foundation as director with strategic responsibility for developing their grant-funding programme and expanding their work across England. Cristina was previously Senior Network Engagement Manager at the Association of Charitable Foundations, the membership …

Philanthropy still not understood by development community, says OECD report

Andrew Milner 27 March 2018

Foundations have a potentially important role to play in achieving the SDGs, but there are two major obstacles to their doing so, says a new report released by the OECD on Friday. First, the shortage …

Interview: Philippa Charles, Garfield Weston Foundation

Charles Keidan 27 March 2018 For Subscribers

‘A very unusual foundation,’ is how Guy Weston, chair of the UK’s Garfield Weston Foundation (GWF), describes his grandfather’s creation which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Few would disagree. Not only is the foundation’s structure …

Russian philanthropy’s changing landscape: Growth spurts and growing pains

Lauren Bradford 25 March 2018

Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace, in association with Alliance and the Worldwide Initiative for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), recently launched the second report in their Philanthropy Bridge Series – this time in partnership with CAF Russia – on the …

What constitutes a good deal anyway?

Amy McGoldrick 23 March 2018

At the 10th anniversary of the Good Deals conference (combined with the 1st anniversary of Beyond Good Business), nestled within London’s Royal Institute of British Architects, hundreds of social entrepreneurs, social investors, intermediaries and sector …