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Practical advice Abhishek Reddy 31 May 2020

Multi-stakeholder partnerships for greater and lasting Impact

In India, a mother dies for every 20 minutes due to pregnancy or childbirth related cause, as per the latest available data. We also do badly in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR), …

Opinion Ise Bosch, Claudia Bollwinkel and Stefan Bollier 30 May 2020

Philanthropy for a rainy day: Dreilinden’s Covid-19 response

If there was ever a time to stand by existing commitments and to mobilise additional resources, that time is now. The rainy day has come, and we must provide ad hoc COVID-19 support. There has …

News Alliance magazine 29 May 2020

Mercy Corps AgriFin programme awarded $100,000 in Colombia, Rockefeller partnership

Students at Colombia Business School, in collaboration with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, have awarded a $100,000 grant to the Mercy Corps AgriFin programme, an innovative fintech solution for small farms facing climate change. The grant was …

Opinion Alberto Alemanno 28 May 2020

Is COVID-19 philanthropy’s pandora’s box?

The response to COVID-19 has revealed a gap between the rhetoric of philanthropies and the realities of the grantees. It remains to be seen how and by whom that gap will be bridged in a …

Opinion Chrissy Cattle and Ciorsdan Brown 27 May 2020

Beyond Words: Funders know how to rebalance power, so why are we still not acting?

A survey from the Grant Givers’ Movement is the first of its kind to collect insights from those working within grantmaking on their perspectives around power and trust. With more than 140 responses from those …

News Alliance magazine 26 May 2020

Which session at the AVPN 2020 annual conference would you most like to hear about?

The 8th annual AVPN Conference will focus on the impact that networks can bring to scale solutions and advance global agendas. The virtual conference will explore themes such as gender, climate action, nutrition, and health …

Opinion Ted Hart 26 May 2020

New survey reveals opportunity for donors

Charities across the globe are feeling the impact of COVID-19, from reduced contributions, canceled events, broken supply chains, and an inability to meet the expectations of the populations they serve. But even despite these setbacks, …

News Alliance magazine 25 May 2020

Women’s Livelihood Bond Series wins support for innovative, green, and gender-equal growth initiative in Asia

The Women’s Livelihood Bond Series, an initiative of Impact Investment Exchange, has won the opportunity to scale an innovative finance solution for gender-equal COVID-resilience and green growth across Asia through P4G, or Partnering for Green …

News Alliance magazine 24 May 2020

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard appointed Wellcome Trust chair

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been appointed chair of the UK based Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s leading foundations. She will succeed Eliza Manningham-Buller, former MI5 Director and current Wellcome Trust chair, …

Opinion Farahnaz Karim and Audrey Selian 23 May 2020

A call for ‘timely’ capital

The reality of fund-raising for those seeking ‘patient capital’ has proven more elusive than the current optimistic narrative about impact investing would suggest, and it begs the question: can capital really be patient? The unstated …