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Analysis Andrew Milner 10 August 2021

From then until now: Alliance through the years

Here’s what’s happened throughout Alliance’s 25-year history – and what we published alongside these historical moments Since its launch in 1996, Alliance has dealt with many themes through its special features which look in depth …

Opinion Rose Longhurst 7 August 2017

Five reasons to support participatory grantmaking

This year, UK grantmaker Edge Fund turns five. Since 2012 we’ve distributed more than £300,000, funded 175 grassroots groups, and learned a great deal about participatory grantmaking. In brief, participatory grantmaking is a means of putting …

Opinion Foundation Center 26 March 2014

Building transparency into the operational structure of a new fund

This article is cross posted from the Foundation Center’s GrantCraft blog. GrantCraft:  It’s nearly two years since the inception of Edge Fund. From the beginning, we had aims to be democratic, accessible, and accountable to …

Opinion Tris Lumley 18 February 2014

Power to the people?

The issue of power dynamics in philanthropy has recently come to the fore. Should grantees have a greater say in their relationship with funders? And what would this look like? It comes into particular focus …

Blog Tom Rennell 17 October 2013

Alliance Breakfast Club 24 September 2013 – Power and Philanthropy

Have foundations got too much power? Stephen Pittam, Sophie Pritchard, Sue Daniels and Andrew Barnett discussed questions arising from Alliance magazine’s September 2013 special feature on Philanthropy and Power at the September 2013 Alliance Breakfast …

News 2 Alliance magazine 5 September 2013

Just published: Alliance September 2013 issue with special feature on ‘Philanthropy and power’

‘It is difficult to keep your feet on the ground when working in a foundation because you are inevitably placed in a position of power,’ writes Stephen Pittam, former secretary of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable …

Product Alliance magazine 2 September 2013

September 2013

Power and money are inextricably connected. How can philanthropy best use the power that increased resources bring in what is being hailed as the second golden age of philanthropy – also a time of growing …

Special feature Stephen Pittam 1 September 2013

The power of money

Six months after I had started working for the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) a close friend said to me, ‘you have changed – you expect people to listen to you.’ It was a good …

Special feature Sophie Pritchard 1 September 2013

Power sharing in philanthropy

Edge Fund aims to present an alternative funding model which breaks down the usual power dynamics in funding; it is based on democracy, accountability and transparency. Launched in December 2012, it has adopted a cooperative …

News Alliance magazine 1 September 2012

Edge Fund aims to live social justice values

The Edge Fund started life as a question: might it be possible to give a lump sum to activists and have them decide how to distribute it without any interference from the original donors? Five …