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News Alliance magazine 22 October 2020

Alliance webinar: Climate movements and funders, a crucial relationship

If the next decade is a flashpoint for the world’s future, the relationship between climate movements working on the ground and the funders who support them is becoming yet more crucial. An expert panel representing …

News Alliance magazine 21 October 2020

New guide offers donors ‘questions to ask’ when supporting charities for Covid-19 recovery

Beacon Collaborative have published ‘Do Something New’, a guide that includes a set of questions that funders can ask themselves and the charities they are thinking of supporting. According to the collaborative, the toolkit will …

Opinion Gabriela Cervera 21 October 2020

When you build it and they don’t come – an approach for proactive research within responsive philanthropy

Since late 2019, we at I.G. Advisors have been working closely with Garfield Weston Foundation to thoroughly understand the needs of the UK Environmental Sector. Last week, the Foundation published the Prioritising Our Planet Report …

Opinion Alan Kwok 20 October 2020

The great collision of 2020: Philanthropy’s moment is here

We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn this moment of focused attention, collective commitment to social justice, and unprecedented wealth into big, lasting change for communities hardest hit by the triple crises of racism, COVID-19, …

Interview 1 Andrew Milner 20 October 2020 For Subscribers

Interview: Steven Serneels, chair of EVPA

There’s investing for impact and investing with impact. On the heels of the recently concluded EVPA annual conference, new chair Steven Serneels explains the distinction to Alliance and also outlines the Association’s convening role in …

Opinion Alexey Kuzmin 19 October 2020

The future of philanthropy: A view from Russia

The Center for Philanthropy Development’s paper on the future of philanthropy attempts to produce a credible forecast of that future by documenting key current trends. The study was based on an in-depth literature review which …

News Alliance magazine 18 October 2020

New report: Public and funders still don’t understand urgent need to act on climate crisis

Charities say they are struggling to persuade the public of need to act rapidly on environmental issues. Environmental organisations are struggling to communicate the sheer scale and complexity of the climate crisis to the public …

Opinion Richard Dion 17 October 2020

A role for philanthropy in governance and debate

This year’s presidential election season is showcasing the culture of debate that has taken hold of the United States. Yet governance doesn’t just require good debaters, it also requires the soft skills of compromise, dialogue …

Opinion Michael Thatcher 16 October 2020

Neutrality Paradox: 2020 – A crossroads for the nonprofit sector?

If there was ever a thought that the first year of a new decade would follow a certain modus operandi, within three months, we would be faced with a reality check. 2020 has become a …

News Alliance magazine 16 October 2020

WINGS, TechSoup to support Invest in People campaign

The Invest in People campaign will launch on GivingTuesday, 1 December 2020, with support from WINGS and TechSoup. The campaign, which will highlight the struggles of the nonprofit sector during the pandemic, will run through …