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Where are all the lived-experience leaders in grant making?

3 Selina Nwulu 16 July 2018

It may not come as a surprise to hear that the foundation sector needs to diversify. For those of us working in and around the sector, words such as ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ are buzzwords that …


UPS Foundation award over $10 million in grants to advance diversity and inclusion around the world

Alliance magazine 15 July 2018

The UPS Foundation announced it will award over $10 million in grants to advance diversity and inclusion programmes this year. The grants will be awarded to 44 organisations that deliver projects  focused on economic empowerment, …


New figures reveal diversity gaps in British philanthropy

Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan 12 July 2018

British foundations are falling short when it comes to embracing diversity. A new report commissioned by the foundation umbrella body, the UK’s Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), highlights a striking lack of racial, age and …

New fund launched for LGBTQI activists in Asia

Alliance magazine 8 July 2018

Audeliss & INvolve Founder and CEO, Suki Sandhu, has established a new fund to support LGBTQI activism in Asia which will be managed by GiveOut. The Suki Sandhu LGBTQI Asia Fund will be provide grants to support activists working across …

Rethinking partnerships at the root

Clare Winterton and Ruby Johnson 29 June 2018

Change doesn’t happen alone. It is our collective work that brings joy, lasting impact and relationships. Yet although partnerships are a hot topic in philanthropy and in the nonprofit sector, they can all too often bring …

LGBTI philanthropy: still less than a cent in the donor dollar

Emily Hurley and Andrew Milner 26 June 2018 For Subscribers

A number of prominent foundations around the world are now supporting LGBTI causes, reflecting the growth of acceptance of those causes. However, despite this acceptance and the achievement of milestones, such as the legalisation of …

Community foundations and their donor funds have indulged passive racism

1 Mark Hurtubise 24 June 2018

Would a community foundation comply with a wealthy donor’s recommendation to award a donor-advised grant to a charity that encourages review of national immigration policies? Probably. What if it was discovered later that same charity …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #LiftUpPhilanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 12 June 2018

Alliance magazine travelled outside of London in late May to host a quarterly Breakfast Club in partnership with WINGS at the EFC Conference in Brussels, Belgium. The mission was to illuminate philanthropy’s global infrastructure to …

EFC AGA 2018: Diversity is not about numbers (but even that would be a start)

Rose Longhurst 5 June 2018

In the ‘Power Matters – Leadership Culture in Philanthropic Organisations’ session at the European Foundation Centre conference, my table held a lively debate about ‘diversity’. This catch-all term was used to frame a conversation on …

EFC AGA 2018: Day three putting faith in culture

Amy McGoldrick 5 June 2018

‘Faith, or religion, is one of the last frontiers not talked about within diversity,’ stated Kassim-Lakha. ‘Religious diversity is with us as a reality – so what are the tools and the language needed as …