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Ashden join climate strikes ahead of UN Summit

20 September 2019
Alliance magazine

Ashden, the sustainable energy charity which is supported by the Ashden Trust, is putting its weight behind this weekend’s Global Climate Strike and the Car Free Day in London, as it prepares to attend the UN Climate Action Summit in New York next week. The organisation will be out in support of the Climate Strike today. This event is the culmination of the Fridays for Future school climate strikes, prompted by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, …

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Nicholas A Tedesco appointed as NCFP’s new President and CEO

20 September 2019
Alliance magazine

Nicholas A Tedesco, Senior Philanthropic Advisor of the philanthropy centre at J.P. Morgan private bank in New York, has been appointed President and CEO of the National Center for Family Philanthropy. Tedesco’s prior experience includes having worked on the team that launched ‘The Giving Pledge’ with the Gates Foundation. NCFP’s Chair of the Board of Directors states, ‘Nick’s spirit and enthusiasm, as well as his experience with giving families, make him an amazing choice for …

Practical advice

Small Donors, big thinking

19 September 2019
Kris Putnam-Walkerly

How small investors can change the world ‘Small but mighty’ is a phrase we’ve seen applied time and again to …

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Al Ghurair Foundation announce grantees of £5.5 million Refugee Education Fund

19 September 2019
Alliance magazine

The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund announced its grantees for their second round of funding, following the end …

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Rockefeller Foundation forms new commission to end energy poverty

19 September 2019
Alliance magazine

Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of ‘The Global Commission to End Energy Poverty’ (GCEEP), to address the lack of access …

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Co-Impact releases handbook to guide current and potential partners

18 September 2019
Alliance magazine

Co-Impact, the global collaborative for systems change, recently introduced a Handbook seeking to achieve three goals: the internal use of …

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Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

17 September 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Charities Aid Foundation to discuss human rights and …

Conference reports

Bricks and mortar

16 September 2019
Jayne Woodley

About this time last week, I was heading up to Glasgow for the UK Community Foundation Conference 2019, and as …

Conference reports

So much to learn from ‘big and smaller brothers’ around the world

16 September 2019
Eva Nieuwenhuis

I’m still trying to catch my breath a bit after last weeks conference in Glasgow. A relative new bee to …

Conference reports

Are community foundations relevant?

16 September 2019
Fozia Irfan

Working in philanthropy requires continuous review, reassessment and reevaluation. The UK Community Foundation conference being held in Glasgow, provides an …

Opinion

Governments and big business can better support young people – and here’s how

16 September 2019
Michael Mapstone

Across the globe, voices from younger generations are leading on the defining issues of our age. Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg …