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Donations to Eric Trump Foundation funnelled to Donald Trump’s business, says Forbes

Alliance magazine 22 June 2017

The Eric Trump Foundation is ‘dedicated to raising money for terminally-ill children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee,’ according to its website. However, it appears that an increasing amount of that money …


Germany’s Felix Oldenburg appointed chair of European donor network

Sarah Sabatke and Charles Keidan 21 June 2017

The new chair of the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) will be Felix Oldenburg, secretary general of the German Association of Foundations. Oldenburg takes over from Spanish foundation association chief, Rosa Gallego, who …


Coverage from the 2017 annual EFC conference in Warsaw, Poland

Alliance magazine 6 June 2017

Alliance is proud to have been part of the media coverage for this year’s European Foundation Centre (EFC) conference in Warsaw, Poland.  This year’s EFC annual conference, hosted between 31 May – 2nd June, was …

EFC Forum presents results of Roma Inclusion mapping

Sarah Perrine 1 June 2017

Twenty participants of the EFC annual conference met this week, at the EFC’s annual conference in Warsaw, to discuss the future of private donor funding on Roma inclusion. The EFC’s Forum for Roma Inclusion presented …

Minimum spend debate should be rooted in evidence not emotion

Keiran Goddard 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

In the last issue of Alliance Jake Hayman made a strident case in favour of a minimum payout percentage for UK foundations. There is much to admire about Jake’s wish to derive maximum social benefit …

China Charity Law promotes greater information disclosure

China Foundation Center 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

The social impact of the philanthropy sector in China has grown considerably in the past 10 years, with the number of foundations rising to over 5,000. Today, 90 per cent of foundations publish their annual …

New portal for ocean conservation funding

Foundation Center 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Ocean conservationists and their supporters can now track funding for marine protection activities through a new online portal, FundingtheOcean.org. The site provides information for those grappling with an increasingly complex landscape in their work to …

Interview: Manuel Arango

Alliance magazine 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

As the interview he gave to Alliance in 2004 illustrates, Mexican philanthropist Manuel Arango is a long-time champion of philanthropy and civil society. Thirty years ago, he founded the Mexican Centre for Philanthropy (CEMEFI) and …

Strategy for breakfast?

Rana Kotan 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

‘Culture eats strategy for breakfast.’ This remark by Peter Drucker is quoted by people who see culture at the heart of all successful institutions. The values of the organization and the way employees collaborate and …

What happens to the rest of it? How foundations make investments

Andrew Milner 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Low-risk investment companies that channel a small percentage of their assets into philanthropy – that’s how Clara Miller, president of the Heron Foundation described foundations in an interview with Alliance a year ago. It’s on …