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From Scotland to Canada – a view from the PFC Conference

18 October 2018
Jonathan Christie

The similarities between Canada and Scotland run deeper than our cultural and historical ties. In both countries, around 30 per cent of the population is under the age of 25. Both countries also have huge swathes of unpopulated areas and rural communities – almost 20 per cent of people live rurally in each. As someone who is heavily involved in philanthropy, particularly youth-led activity, in Scotland, I was interested to see how the thinking in …

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Council on Foundations appoint Kathleen P. Enright as President and CEO

18 October 2018
Alliance magazine

The Council on Foundations have announced the appointment of Kathleen P. Enright as its new President and CEO. Enright joins the Council after 17 years as President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO). ‘The Council must be a convener that builds trust and helps foundations have productive conversations about issues that defy easy answers, because that’s how philanthropy will continue to make progress,’ said Enright, who will officially assume her role in March …

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Jaime Matute Hernández appointed as new CEO of Colombia’s AFE

17 October 2018
Alliance magazine

The Colombian Association of Family and Corporate Foundations (AFE) have appointed Jaime Matute Hernández as their new Chief Executive. Jaime …

Conference reports

Learnings from Grantmakers East Forum 2018

17 October 2018
Nathan Koeshall

It had been a couple of years since I last participated in the cherished annual gathering of grantmakers, big and …

Opinion

The impact space in New Zealand

16 October 2018
David Woods

In the last few weeks, at least three events have helped to move forward the awareness of how impact investment …

News

Amplifying African diaspora voice and expertise in philanthropy advice

15 October 2018
Yvonne Moore

In the March 2017 issue, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Millner’s article Shading in the blanks on the philanthropy advice …

News

Single market for Philanthropy: calls grow to reduce barriers to cross-border giving

15 October 2018
Alliance magazine

A leading Austrian Foundation has called on EU institutions to reduce barriers to cross border giving and to protect philanthropy …

Opinion

Small initiatives can create huge impact

14 October 2018
Jasper Snoek

What would you do without your smartphone these days? We depend on it for so many activities. But not everyone …

Opinion

Britain has lost the EU but its foundations may yet find a role

13 October 2018
Max Rutherford

This week, at a meeting in the European Parliament between national foundation associations from across Europe, MEPs and officials from …

Opinion

Does franchising belong in social enterprise?

12 October 2018
Décio Emanuel

As social entrepreneurs, we’ve all been guilty of believing that our idea, business model, and social impact model are unique. …

News

TUSEV calls for tax and legal changes to stimulate third sector growth

11 October 2018
Alliance magazine

The existing tax system ‘makes it difficult for foundations and associations to operate and grow; discourages establishment of new organizations …