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When it comes to refugees, German foundations can do more and better

Susan Hennessy 8 December 2017

Living in Uganda between 2013 and 2105 and now in Berlin has given me a unique insight into attitudes of citizens and the responding governments and agencies of two countries which opened their borders to …


Working together to stop the traffic

Abha Thorat-Shah 30 November 2017

For me, attending the Trust Conference 2017 last week encapsulated having a huge shared sense of solidarity and purpose in the face of difficult challenges. This annual gathering is a unique forum that truly spurs …


Alliance previews new-look December issue on philanthropy and the media

Alliance magazine 28 November 2017

Alliance editor Charles Keidan gives a special preview of the launch of our freshly redesigned December issue of our publication, focusing on philanthropy and the media. Alliance is pleased to offer free access to this …

Finally! A global (data) language!

Lauren Bradford and Larry McGill 22 November 2017

Trying to get global consensus on anything is nearly impossible. But in collaboration with a dynamic cohort of individuals and organizations, we’ve managed to develop a new manifesto with respect to the structure and sharing …

Arming for justice: charge to philanthropy

1 Melanie R. Brown 17 November 2017

Early into his address at the London School of Economics, Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, posed a question I have felt tugging at my conscience many times over the past decade I’ve spent …

Changing philanthropy to challenge inequality

Rose Longhurst 16 November 2017

‘Philanthropy is not a sector that likes to change’, Darren Walker asserted at a recent lecture at the London School of Economics. Although the Ford Foundation (where Walker is President) has been changing in recent …

Global corporations avoid millions in tax – and philanthropy is benefiting!

1 Halima Mahomed 14 November 2017 For Subscribers

Johannesburg, South Africa What do a British-based minerals company, French-based energy company, Dutch-based homeware company and Belgian-based beverage company have in common? First, they are multinational corporations (MNCs) operating in Africa who have been implicated …

The future tech infrastructure for philanthropy: 10 per cent tech, 90 per cent paradigm shift

Jason Ricci 31 October 2017

In the past few years we’ve seen the significant growth of technology in the philanthropic sector. Our systems of record connect us in new and novel ways, from being able to quickly send an email …

Goodbye crown meddling; hello Māori decolonizing development

Rucha Chitnis 9 October 2017

One might mistake Otaki as a sleepy seaside town in the bucolic Kapiti Coast District of the North Island of New Zealand. That assumption would be wrong. Otaki is alive and kicking after nearly two …

Reflections of the 2017 Brazilian Philanthropy Forum

Benjamin Bellegy 6 October 2017

I recently had the pleasure in attending the Brazilian Philanthropy Forum in Sao Paulo organized by the Brazilian WINGS member, the Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS). As every year, IDIS gathers a …