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Refugees welcome: Germany can do it!

Bettina Windau 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Summer 2015: 200,000…800,000…1,000,000… official estimates of the number of displaced people arriving in Germany continually lagged behind the facts. Germans worried about how their country could deal with such an influx of people. Yet at …

The story of Ghayat and Biggi… and all the others

Axel Halling 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Everything is different for Ghayat Svied now that he knows Biggi Marburger. Gayat Svied is 42 years old, has a degree in biology and worked for 17 years in environmental protection in Syria. For the …

Rita Thapa appointed as new chair of GFCF board

Alliance magazine 24 March 2017

The Global Fund for Community Foundations has appointed Rita Thapa as the new chair of its board. She will succeed Gerry Salole, chief executive of the European Foundation Centre, who has held the position since 2013. …

Community foundations’ growing popularity in rural Russia

Halie Dalton 21 March 2017

CAF Russia has completed a study, funded by the Global Fund for Community Foundations, on the phenomenon of community foundations (CFs) in rural areas of Russia. Community foundations in small areas are seen as ‘drivers …

How to be effective and responsive to communities?

Chandrika Sahai 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …

Impact of new approaches needs to be demonstrated

Anna Wansbrough-Jones 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …

Strengthening the bonds of civil society

Aimi Zhou and Ine Van Severen 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …

USAID must reform to truly support a community philanthropy model

Aisha Mansour 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Aisha …

Measuring small-scale contributions to the SDGs

Dana Doan 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …

SDGs must be part of community philanthropy agenda

Carola Carazzone 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

The December issue of Alliance focused on the topic of community philanthropy and the concept of ‘durable development’ – shifting power closer to the ground and giving agency to local people and their organizations. Here, …