Opinion Patricia McIlreavy 17 June 2021

Showing up as an ally

The Covid-19 pandemic and the concurrent disasters created by hurricanes, wildfires, and other hazards have stretched communities to their limits. The needs across the globe have also asked all of us to dig deep and …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 16 June 2021

MacKenzie Scott’s latest round of gifts prioritises philanthropy infrastructure

MacKenzie Scott has announced her latest round of financial gifts – this time allocating $2.7 billion to almost 300 organisations. Among the groups receiving grants are many U.S. philanthropy ecosystem and infrastructure bodies, which Scott …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 15 June 2021

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation: integrating climate in Australia

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation in Australia decided to give climate change a bigger space in its work in 2016, when it began integrating an environmental lens across all its grantmaking and projects. That step – …

Analysis Donika Dimovska, Simon Sommer and Fabio Segura 14 June 2021

Can Co-Leadership be the future of philanthropy?

The current global pandemic has reinforced the reality that we live in a highly complex, ever-changing world, and that if we have any chance of tackling some of the big global challenges ahead of us, …

Interview Alliance magazine 14 June 2021

Business of Philanthropy: David Miliband

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with David Miliband, President and CEO of …

Conference reports Tobias M. Karow 13 June 2021

What is the 2030 agenda for foundation asset management?

In Germany, the asset management of foundations is facing a serious problem: Due to their innate risk-adversity and regulatory tendencies, foundations and NPOs never had to watch out for anything else than bonds. Even today, …

Practical advice Matthew Mannix and Charlotte Lamb 12 June 2021

How to responsibly end funding relationships with charities

Throughout the pandemic, philanthropists, trusts, and foundations have done a phenomenal job of supporting charities and other social purpose organisations by providing them with emergency grants. However, many of the emergency grants made by funders …

Opinion Elika Roohi 11 June 2021

Are American philanthropists funding the gaps which their tax avoidance has caused?

A report from ProPublica this week, citing leaked tax returns of some of the wealthiest Americans, alleged that most of these billionaires pay little to no tax on their wealth. Among the list are many …

Conference Alliance magazine 10 June 2021

ERNOP Conference 2021

News Alliance magazine 10 June 2021

Italy’s Assifero appoints first female chair

The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has appointment Stefania Mancini as its new chair during its most recent annual general assembly. Mancini, the first women to hold the …