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Rosemary Macdonald appointed CEO of UK Community Foundations

5 July 2020
Alliance magazine

UK Community Foundations has appointed Rosemary Macdonald as CEO. She joins UKCF permanently from Wiltshire Community Foundation, where she was CEO for twelve years. She has been acting as interim CEO of UKCF since March. ‘I am looking forward to leading UKCF,’ Macdonald said. ‘I am so proud of the work community foundations did in quickly getting funds to those who needed it on a local level when coronavirus took its toll. UKCF has a …

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Ashanti Perú, Institute for Rural Initiatives win 2020 Sustainability Award

4 July 2020
Alliance magazine

Ashanti Perú and Institute for Rural Initiatives have been announced as the winner of the 2020 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Awards. The annual Sustainability Awards – named in honour of Global Fund for Children’s founder Ajmera – celebrate the achievements of successful community-based organisations and provide an investment in their long-term stability. Ashanti Perú, based in Lima, is a youth-led network that works with and on behalf of Afro-descendent children and youth to combat racism, discrimination, …

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Alliance webinar: How will the study of philanthropy contribute to social impact?

3 July 2020
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, hosted a webinar …

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund announces $48 million increase in grantmaking budget

3 July 2020
Alliance magazine

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has announced that it will increase its grantmaking budget by $48 million over five years, including …

Opinion

Environmental philanthropy and COVID-19: More urgent than ever

2 July 2020
Julia Davies

With much of the world exiting a pandemic and entering a recession, the environment and conservation may not seem a …

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EFC report charts responses to COVID-19 pandemic

1 July 2020
Alliance magazine

The European Foundation Centre has released a report that charts survey responses of how foundations are responding to the COVID-19 …

Opinion

In Nigeria, philanthropy’s COVID-19 response raises questions

30 June 2020
Shaninomi Eribo

At the end of February, the first case of COVID-19 in Nigeria was recorded in the city of Lagos – …

Analysis

A global pandemic, an economic crisis: What can foundations, philanthropists, and funders do?

30 June 2020
Julia Unwin

We always knew that this would be a precarious time. Countless commentators in the last five years have predicted economic …

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Alliance magazine, Centre for Strategic Philanthropy to host upcoming webinar on global practice of philanthropy

30 June 2020
Alliance magazine

The University of Cambridge Judge Business School Centre for Strategic Philanthropy will join Alliance magazine on Wednesday, 1 July at …

Analysis

Living the crisis and the change: How women, girls, trans, and intersex people are coping with COVID-19 around the world

29 June 2020
Susan Jessop

What Mama Cash is hearing from its partners about the gendered impacts of the global pandemic The Covid-19 pandemic will …

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New report by Astraea Foundation, Mama Cash examines under-resourcing of LBQ movements

29 June 2020
Alliance magazine

Feminist funders the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Mama Cash have released a report on the lack of resources …