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Practical advice Sarah Denselow and Seth Reynolds 20 September 2021

Flexible funding is the right way forward – but we still need to measure impact

One of the healthiest shifts we’ve seen from this pandemic has been the rise of more flexible trust-based forms of grant-making. But this shift carries risks. How do we know if the money is making a difference? Having …

Interview Alliance magazine 19 September 2021

Business of Philanthropy: Sir Ronald Cohen

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 Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the …

Opinion Kerstin Tebbe 18 September 2021

Funding networks: Answering the what, why, and how

Networks often require donor funding to undertake activities to achieve their visions and missions. But, as we so often hear in our work with networks, mobilizing and managing adequate funds pose a host of challenges, …

Opinion James Chen 17 September 2021

Rattling the Cages: Helping the world to see clearly

In 1962 the idea of putting a man on the moon was a pipe dream. Yet seven years later, the moon landing inspired an entire planet, giving way to new etymology around what it means …

News Alliance magazine 16 September 2021

Alliance event today! What can the future of philanthropy learn from its past?

Join Alliance magazine today at 2 p.m. BST to listen in on a conversation exploring the role of philanthropy in creating a more just and equitable future. As Alliance celebrates its 25th anniversary and marks …

Opinion 1 Eshban Kwesiga and Ese Emerhi 15 September 2021

Trust is the currency of life – and the accelerator for community-led change

This article is part of a series of articles about Community-Led Philanthropy, co-hosted by GlobalGiving. The conversation explores the ways philanthropy can support community-led change.  There is an African proverb that goes ‘he who does not …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 14 September 2021

The Lewis Foundation on climate action in South Africa

The Lewis Foundation in South Africa with its focus on conservation has always had the environment at the centre of its work, but it was their membership with Independent Philanthropy Association of South Africa (IPASA) …

News Charles Keidan and Elika Roohi 14 September 2021

Prince Charles’ Foundation under statutory investigation

The Prince’s Foundation, which brings together the philanthropic activities of the heir to the British throne, is under formal investigation, Scotland’s charity regulator has confirmed. ‘We have written to the trustees informing them that we …

Opinion Sémia Bey and Henry Peter 13 September 2021

Corporations as new philanthropists

Philanthropy is evolving, with corporations playing a growing role among the more traditional players in the sector. Can it be said that they are new philanthropists? Why and what does that mean? As new actors …

Interview Alliance magazine 12 September 2021

Business of Philanthropy: Fady Jameel

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 Fady Jameel, Vice Chairman of Community …