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Opinion

Together we can do it: The potential of philanthropy for the SDGs

3 August 2020
Annette Kleinbrod and Martin Speer

Crises and radical changes characterise this year. Many of us realise: we must work for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. What can foundations contribute? A new report from Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (Federal Association of German Foundation) looks at this question. This year has been marked by crises and upheavals: worldwide, a global pandemic situation with far-reaching consequences is confronting many people who already face existential challenges; in the U.S., people are fighting against …

News

Lloyds Bank Foundation launches £7.4 million COVID-19 grants programme for small and local charities

2 August 2020
Alliance magazine

As part of its COVID Recovery Fund, small and local charities that are helping people overcome complex social issues can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 with dedicated organisational development support from Lloyds Banks Foundation for England and Wales. At least a quarter of the funding will be allocated to charities led by and for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. The funding programme, which will launch on 3 August, will make available …

News

Girl Rising launches storytelling challenge in partnership with HP

1 August 2020
Alliance magazine

Global campaign Girl Rising, in partnership with HP, has launched ‘My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge’ to collect and highlight …

Opinion

Dismantling inequality must be part of the pandemic response

31 July 2020
Regan Ralph

As the novel coronavirus continues to surge across the globe, the international community is delivering trillions of dollars toward the …

News

National Black Environmental Justice Network relaunches

30 July 2020
Alliance magazine

The National Black Environmental Justice Network, an organisation that was first established in 1999 and later disbanded, has relaunched after …

News

MacKenzie Scott announces donations of $1.7 billion to over 100 nonprofits

29 July 2020
Alliance magazine

MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos, announced Tuesday that she has given away almost $1.7 billion since last …

News

The Balnaves Foundation pledges $420,000 to arts reporting project with Guardian Australia

29 July 2020
Elika Roohi

The Balnaves Foundation has announced an AUD$420,000 (USD$302,000) grant over three years to the Guardian Civic Journalism Trust, which will …

Conference reports

What must be sacrificed in times of crisis

28 July 2020
Leaha Wynn

For centuries, philanthropy has aided society during times of crisis. At The Forum’s 2020 Annual Conference (virtually, this year), the …

Opinion

The rise of Chinese tech philanthropy: Domestic and international development

28 July 2020
Farwa Sial

More than in any other country, China demonstrates how philanthropy surfaces, when billionaires exist. Since the opening up of the …

Conference reports

Taking action on anti-Black racism: A call for philanthropy

28 July 2020
Alice Y. Hom

These days it’s rare to leave a zoom webinar with wanting more but that’s the feeling I had with the …

Conference reports

Stop making us package and repackage racial equity and justice

27 July 2020
Eleni Refu

As a recent entrant to the world of PSOs after having spent some years in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, …