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Opinion

From giving to sharing: a paradigm shift for philanthropy

3 October 2022
Vinita Sahasranaman and Virisila Buadramo

Sharing sounds like a topic for a preschool lesson. But how does this concept transform philanthropy? At Urgent Action Fund Asia & Pacific, we are conscious of the power inherent in how we frame ‘why and how we do what we do’. Talking about philanthropy as ‘giving’ feels like a transactional approach. Framing it as ‘sharing’ makes it transformative. And transforming the politics of resourcing is one of the feminist principles of philanthropy that is …

News

IKEA Foundation supports ‘Global We’: public engagement programme for climate change conversations

2 October 2022
Alliance magazine

The first permanent public engagement programme – ‘Global We’ – will aim to active the world’s largest and most inclusive conversation on climate change. Supported by the IKEA Foundation and unveiled at New York Climate Week, the ‘Global We’ programme features immersive, technologically ground-breaking ‘conversation portals’ – three launched during climate week in New York City, Mexico City, and Kigali, and the remaining 25 will activate globally in the lead up to COP27 in November. …

Opinion

African Philanthropy in Education: stepping into uncharted terrain

1 October 2022
Sponsored by Wits Business School

This blog is sponsored by Wits Business School  By the end of 2022, many African countries that are former colonies would have celebrated their 28th jubilee, with some marking more than 60 years of independence: Ghana, Guinea, Cameroon, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo to mention a few. African countries continue to count the years and gains post-colonial times in all spheres of life. And yet, has all this time post-independence served our interests …

Opinion

The UK’s mini-budget is mixed news for philanthropy

1 October 2022
Allan McKinnon

Philanthropy is often seen as a private thing, separate from business interests, markets and fiscal policy, but of course, it is deeply intertwined. So, what does the Chancellor’s mini-budget mean for your charitable giving, and what is Good Works advising its clients? The new fiscal policies announced mean good news for philanthropy in the short term, but leave some deep-seated issues unaddressed which may hamper longer-term philanthropic impact. First, the good news. Philanthropic gifts just …

News

$900,000 awarded to Australian rural community-led groups building pandemic resilience

30 September 2022
Alliance magazine

Twenty-seven community-led groups in remote, rural and regional NSW will share in AUD$912,505 awarded through the Resilience NSW Covid Regional …

Conference reports

The role of the private sector in achieving the SDGs

30 September 2022
Zibran Choudhury

Even before the COVID global pandemic, the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals was behind schedule. Since then, the …

News

East Asia Regional Representative joins Alliance team, as global philanthropy coverage expands

30 September 2022
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine has brought on an East Asia Regional Representative as a part of its goal to improve the globalisation …

News

Gates Foundation will sunset in 25 years

29 September 2022
Alliance magazine

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to run for 25 more years, putting the $53.3 billion foundation’s sunset date …

Conference reports

European philanthropy needs a solid defense. Here’s what that looks like.

28 September 2022
Barry Hoolwerf

On 25 September, Fratelli d’Italia won the Italian elections, which will take the third largest economy in Europe on a …

News

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27 September 2022
Alliance magazine

The exchange of information and ideas among philanthropists, NGO leaders, social investors, researchers and others working for social change worldwide …

Conference reports

Why philanthropy is critical to creating real social change in Latin America

27 September 2022
María Camila Guerra

Like every region of the world, Latin America has its own unique set of challenges and opportunities related to economic, …

Analysis

Integrating evidence and experience

26 September 2022
Robbie Gregorowski, Zand Craig, Ly Nguyen and Savi Mull

How a new approach to monitoring and evaluation can make sense of complex projects Building the foundation for results, sense-making …

News

Only a quarter of Middle East HNWIs have succession plans for wealth, family businesses

25 September 2022
Alliance magazine

Getting finances in order may be a top priority for many millionaires, but a majority don’t have a plan in …