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Hugh Green Foundation pledge $7.1 million for biomedical research technology hub in New Zealand

23 January 2019
Alliance magazine

The Hugh Green Foundation has pledged $7.1 million to build a biomedical research technology hub at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research. The Hugh Green Cytometry Centre will be a hub for the Malaghan Institute’s immunology research across cancer, asthma and allergy, gut health, brain health and infectious diseases. The centre will also support a range science organisations including in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, neuroscience and marine biology. Director of the Malaghan Institute Professor Graham …

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Tamil Nadu government unveil start-up and innovation fund

23 January 2019
Alliance magazine

The Tamil Nadu government has unveiled a new start-up fund worth approximately £27,000,000 as part of the new Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation policy 2018-2023. The Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation policy, aims to provide an enabling, innovative ecosystem in the state and hopes to support the emergence of at least 5,000 technology start-ups. The policy also hopes to extend dedicated support to at least 10 global high growth start-ups developing innovative technology solutions for high social impact in …

Opinion

Jair Bolsanaro steals headlines, but something amazing just happened in Brazilian politics

22 January 2019
Paula Fabiani

Brazil has undergone seismic political change. The headlines are being dominated – quite understandably – by the new Government, led …

Conference reports

Family matters: thoughts on a Philanthropy Impact roundtable

22 January 2019
Amy McGoldrick

Family foundations are taking active steps to engage the next generation and in many organizations, all generations are involved in …

Opinion

The Liffman provocations: The chocolate philanthropist

21 January 2019
Michael Liffman

During my recent trip to Europe, I was lucky enough to visit the Museum Ludwig, a splendid and vast Modern …

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Antonio Zappulla appointed chief executive officer by Thomson Reuters Foundation

20 January 2019
Alliance magazine

Antonio Zappulla has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, replacing Monique Villa who is to step …

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World Bank Group launches $50 billion fund for five-year action plan on climate change

19 January 2019
Alliance magazine

This week, the World Bank Group (WBG) announced its five-year ‘Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience’, set to …

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The world is unpredictable, funder-grantee relationships don’t have to be

18 January 2019
Maya Winkelstein

In an analysis of over 100 real-life examples of ‘what goes wrong’ for nonprofits during project implementation, the most common …

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Programmes director at Gatsby Foundation killed in Nairobi security incident

17 January 2019
Alliance magazine

Gatsby Foundation has announced their Africa programmes director, Luke Potter, was killed in the recent security incident in Nairobi. Gatsby …

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Annual industry forecast on philanthropy and digital civil society

16 January 2019
Alliance magazine

Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) have released the 2019 annual industry forecast about the ways the …

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Co-Impact announces $80 million in grants to support nine million people in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America

15 January 2019
Alliance magazine

Co-Impact announced its first round of grants today totalling more than $80 million to improve education, health, and economic opportunities …