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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 is developing as a sector in New Zealand – the RIAA New Zealand conference and the Mercer Investment Forum in September, and the Global Steering Group summit conference last week which saw New Zealand become the 19th member of the GSG, opening up new opportunities in the two way flow of knowledge and experience with …

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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 map explored the how the US and Europe might be exercising a distorting influence in the field of philanthropic advisory services. He also looked at those locations around the globe in which the sector has yet to develop. However, I would respectfully add to that analysis a failure to intentionally engage donors of colour of …

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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. …

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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 …

Ten things that need to happen for social investment to thrive in Central and Eastern Europe

10 October 2018
Nicole Etchart and Roxana Damaschin-Tecu

It has been 21 years since NESsT was launched in Budapest, Hungary. Our value proposition was that socially driven enterprises …

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Legal entity status signals new era for DAFNE

9 October 2018
Alliance magazine

The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) has become an international non-profit association or AISBL in Belgium. The move …

News

Income for development sector grows 59 per cent in ten years

8 October 2018
Alliance magazine

A report launched today by Bond, has found that overall income for 305 of its members grew by 59 per …

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New report on how funders can engage in participatory grantmaking

7 October 2018
Alliance magazine

New research released by GrantCraft, a free service of Foundation Center, explores how funders can cede decision-making power about funding …