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Funders can set a powerful precedent by involving service users

Shona Curvers 30 October 2017

I am slowly growing accustomed to meetings stocked with an ample supply of sour worms and tropical juice. Meetings with snacks are a recent development in my working life. This was prompted by my involvement …

Reflections of an Alliance intern: Data philanthropy in the digital age

Sarah Sabatke 27 October 2017

I have wanted to visit London for as long as I can remember. I listened to British music, traced the streets on maps and purchased anything with a Union Jack that I could find. Six …

Be a storyteller, not a saviour

Mike Buonaiuto 24 October 2017

The third sector is at the forefront of global issues. They are the conversation starters and the implementers of change. Charities and social enterprises are paving the way for solutions – whether social, political or …

Adessium Foundation appoint new Director of Programs

Alliance magazine 22 October 2017

The Netherlands based Adessium Foundation have recently made some changes to their professional team. Beginning on 1 October, Saskia van den Dool became the foundation’s Director of Programs. The previous Director of Programs, Rogier van der …

Barrow Cadbury Trust appoints Erica Cadbury as new Chair of Trustees

Alliance magazine 20 October 2017

Beginning on 21 October, Barrow Cadbury Trust will be welcoming a new Chair of Trustees. Erica Cadbury will be succeeding Helen Cadbury, who passed away at the end of June. Erica has been a part …

Morals matter: What’s to learn from nonprofit research?

Tracey Coule 16 October 2017

‘The real issue is about moral compasses in leadership.’ This was the statement made by Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in the UK, on leadership development in civil society …

The Russia Community Foundation Phenomenon

Amy McGoldrick 10 October 2017

Community foundations now number 170 organisations in 60 countries. This number is continuously growing – and in Russia it’s no different. At a roundtable event in London with CAF Russia last month, the room learned …

Max von Abendroth joins DAFNE as Brussels-based Executive Director

Alliance magazine 9 October 2017

The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe recently made a strong addition to their team. As of 1st October 2017, Max von Abendroth took the position as DAFNE’s Brussels-based Executive Director. This addition allows DAFNE …

Shrinking, closing, shifting; A changing space for civil society

Sarah Albrecht 3 October 2017

Looking at the global state of civil society, two aspects emerge at first glance: It seems more alive and active than ever and, at the same time, it seems to be operating under an ever-growing …

Day of foundations and donors celebrated across Europe

Alliance magazine 30 September 2017

The European Day of Foundations and Donors, founded in 2013, is a day to reflect and celebrate the advancements in philanthropy throughout Europe and promote a culture of giving. Celebrated on 1 October, events will …