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Conference reports Liz Gadd 4 December 2021

The future of philanthropy, 2030 and beyond

Are we optimistic or pessimistic? At this year’s NPC Ignites, our annual conference, we hosted a session on the future of philanthropy. This session explored a vision for philanthropy in 2030 and beyond. It was …

Analysis Jake Furby and Sylvia McLain 3 December 2021

Foundation Practice Rating: early analysis on diversity, transparency, communication

The Foundation Practice Rating has launched! Following the July 2021 article in Alliance, the initiative to research and rate UK grant-making foundations on their accountability, transparency and diversity is now in the field. The Foundation …

News Alliance magazine 2 December 2021

KBF launches coalition to bolster independent news in Europe

The King Baudouin Foundation has helped launch a coalition of European media groups, investors, and philanthropic institutions that will provide capital and expertise to news media companies operating in countries where media plurality is at …

Opinion Ariel Conn 1 December 2021

Preventing a global-scale famine

In the last two years, we’ve seen that a global shock like a pandemic can have many unexpected and cascading impacts. Moreover, the pandemic didn’t occur in a vacuum. In addition to dealing with the …

News Alliance magazine 30 November 2021

Brazil giving circle for racial equity launches on GivingTuesday

Brazil’s Baoba Fund for Racial Equity, The Women Invested to Save Earth Fund (WISE Fund), and Black Philanthropy Month have teamed up to launch its first community-based giving circle to support grassroots organisations working for …

Special feature Ruth Richardson 30 November 2021

A moment between then and now

We must take the opportunity offered by events to reconfigure the world’s food systems – and that involves seeing them as systems When we first sat down to conceptualise this issue, we thought about the …

Special feature Alliance magazine 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

In profile: Food Systems Philanthropy

From production to distribution and consumption, philanthropy helps to shape global food systems. Here is a snapshot of some of the principal organisations and groups active in the field. Funders for Regenerative Agriculture (FORA) aims …

Special feature Michael Quinn Patton 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Philanthropy’s role past and future

Growing more food has been the global response to food insecurity. It will no longer suffice and philanthropy should be prepared to lend its hand to a more thoroughgoing change In the build-up to the UN …

Special feature Ruth Richardson, Zulfiquar Haider and Vijay Thallam 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Peer Dialogue: Food security, climate change and pandemia

Climate change and the pandemic have brought deficiencies in food systems into stark focus. ‘Natural farming’ offers one possibility for much-needed change. Guest editor Ruth Richardson talks with Vijay Thallam of the Andhra Pradesh Community-managed …

Special feature Lukas Haynes and Omar Sana 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Everyone has skin in the game

Climate change and food systems are intimately connected, leaving philanthropy with an increasingly critical role in the task of mitigating one and changing the other The scale of investment required for the economic transformation that …