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New whitepaper shares insights on millennials’ attitudes to charitable giving

22 April 2019
Alliance magazine

Global insights firm Maru/Matchbox has published a new whitepaper that features recent survey responses from a pool of 1,500 North American millennials along with research-driven tips for nonprofits to engage this demographic. The Future of Giving: Are You Ready For The Millennials? outlines the challenges and opportunities facing charities today, including learnings that will better equip charitable organisations to build new relationships with the millennial audience. Maru/Matchbox’s Managing Director of Public Affairs, Sara Cappe wrote: ‘Millennials …

Blog

Reflections of an Alliance intern: Advertising philanthropy in an increasingly digital world

21 April 2019
Gabi Kinney

Nearly four short months ago, I hopped on a plane bound for London to complete a semester-long study and intern abroad programme—expectations racing through my mind. Coming from the bitter cold, Midwestern state of Minnesota with no previous knowledge of the philanthropic sector, I thought to myself, ‘How do I advertise a subject matter that I know little about in a place that I also know little about?’ Immediately flung from my comfort zone, I was …

News

New guide champions donor advised funds as an attractive alternative to charitable foundations

20 April 2019
Alliance magazine

Big Society Capital has released new guidance on Donor Advised Funds (DAF), which offer attractive alternatives to charitable foundations: Maximising …

News

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust announces plans to significantly increase grant spending

19 April 2019
Alliance magazine

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced plans to significantly increase its grant spending by over £3 million a year. …

News

Kresge Foundation to invest one quarter of US assets in diverse-owned firms

18 April 2019
Alliance magazine

The Kresge Foundation announced 25 per cent of its US assets under management will be invested in female and diverse-owned …

Opinion

Can philanthropy improve the image of big business?

17 April 2019
Igor Makarov

Around the world, people are calling for the redistribution of wealth. This rise in economic populism seeks to strip the …

Conference reports

Variety of participation triumphs at Global Philanthropy Forum 2019

16 April 2019
Harriette Rothwell

One aspect of the Global Philanthropy Forum 2019 (GPF) that I particularly appreciated was the variety of attendee interaction in …

Conference reports

Protecting the voice of advocacy: Global Philanthropy Forum 2019

16 April 2019
Peter Eigen

As this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF), I expressed my thanks and admiration to the assembled philanthropy leaders for their …

Conference reports

A space for change: EDGE annual conference 2019

15 April 2019
Martin Modlinger

Change sometimes comes in familiar terms. When at the EDGE conference 2019 in Brazil, the discussion came to accountability and …

Conference reports

What does embodied systemic change look like?

15 April 2019
Michael Kourabas

On April 10, after three days together in Brazil discussing systemic crises and their alternatives (at a ‘Systemic Alternatives Symposium’), …

Analysis

Socrates’ recipe for systems change: know thyself

15 April 2019
Priscilla Boiardi and Alessia Gianoncelli

Systems change calls for more collaboration among public, private and civil society actors. But how can you collaborate if you’re …