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Azim Premji donates shares worth $7.5 billion to his foundation

22 March 2019
Alliance magazine

Billionaire Azim Premji made history this week as the most generous philanthropist in India. Nicknamed ‘India’s Bill Gates’, Premji pledged $7.5 billion to his foundation, the Azim Premji Foundation, which believes in a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society through focusing on education.    As the chairman of a technology company called Wipro, Premji is using 34 per cent of his company’s shares to make the donation. To date, Premji has donated $21 billion (£15.8 …

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New European Philanthropy Manifesto calls for a single market

21 March 2019
Alliance magazine

The European Philanthropy Manifesto, a joint initiative of DAFNE and the EFC, was launched yesterday at Philanthropy House, Brussels.  European foundations, philanthropic organisations and policymakers have come together to jointly launch the European Philanthropy Manifesto and to advocate for an enabling environment for philanthropy in Europe. The European Philanthropy Manifesto is a call to policy makers in Europe to work towards a Single Market for Philanthropy which includes four key recommendations: Recognise philanthropy Reduce barriers to cross-border philanthropy Enable and protect philanthropy Co-grant …

Practical advice

De-mystifying systems change

21 March 2019
Rob Abercrombie

‘Systems change’ is a term that is heard a lot in the charity sector right now, and that’s a good …

Opinion

Plastic waste – how can we get out of the crisis?

20 March 2019
Anna Wolf

Plastic is omnipresent in our world and we cannot live without it: Computers, toothbrushes, water proof clothing, health care products, …

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Development organisations and practitioners recognised at 2019 Bond Awards

19 March 2019
Alliance magazine

At the Bond annual Conference on Monday 18 March, the Bond International Development Awards were presented. The awards celebrate the …

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GlobalGiving celebrates 10th anniversary

18 March 2019
Alliance magazine

As a crowdfunding community for non-profits around the world, GlobalGiving celebrated the 10th anniversary of its United Kingdom office this year. …

Analysis

African philanthropy equals more prosperity – Part III

17 March 2019
Tony K Ansah Jr

When African philanthropy is stripped down to its bare minimum, there are fundamental aspects worth exploring here. Everything from individuals …

Opinion

The Liffman Provocations: What would da Vinci do?

16 March 2019
Michael Liffman

The last two of my posts have sought to explore both sides of the heart vs head challenge in giving, …

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Collier Charitable Fund grant to support family violence prevention initiatives in Australia

15 March 2019
Alliance magazine

A new grant from the Collier Charitable Fund will support a research study to evaluate the success of a hospital-based …

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Live stream: ‘Turning the power of money into power for many’ with Ise Bosch and Justus Eisfeld

14 March 2019
Alliance magazine

Watch live as award winning German philanthropist Ise Bosch and trans rights advocate Justus Eisfeld talk about the themes explored in …

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EFC launches new study mapping arts & culture funding by European foundations

14 March 2019
Alliance magazine

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) released ‘Arts and Culture at the Core of Philanthropy’, a study that will explore arts …