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Opinion

Race, equity, and unavoidable challenges for philanthropy

1 June 2020
Phil Buchanan

The murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis has led to an outpouring of protest, rage, and in some cases destruction that should surprise no one. From Amadou Diallo to Trayvon Martin to Walter Scott to literally countless other killings (seen and unseen), we as a country have tolerated what can only be described as lynchings. This is, of course, the contemporary manifestation of a dehumanisation of Black people rooted in slavery – …

News

Mark Zuckerberg pledges $10 million to racial justice work

1 June 2020
Alliance magazine

Facebook CEO Mark Zukerberg announced a $10 million donation ‘to groups working on racial justice’. In a post shared late yesterday, Zuckerberg wrote that the pledge of $10 million was ‘additional’ to the roughly $40 million that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invests annually in organisations working to overcome racial injustice. ‘We stand with the Black community – and all those working towards justice in honor of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and far too …

Practical advice

Multi-stakeholder partnerships for greater and lasting Impact

31 May 2020
Abhishek Reddy

In India, a mother dies for every 20 minutes due to pregnancy or childbirth related cause, as per the latest …

Opinion

Philanthropy for a rainy day: Dreilinden’s Covid-19 response

30 May 2020
Ise Bosch, Claudia Bollwinkel and Stefan Bollier

If there was ever a time to stand by existing commitments and to mobilise additional resources, that time is now. …

News

Mercy Corps AgriFin programme awarded $100,000 in Columbia, Rockefeller partnership

29 May 2020
Alliance magazine

Students at Columbia Business School, in collaboration with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, have awarded a $100,000 grant to the Mercy Corps …

Opinion

Is COVID-19 philanthropy’s pandora’s box?

28 May 2020
Alberto Alemanno

The response to COVID-19 has revealed a gap between the rhetoric of philanthropies and the realities of the grantees. It …

Opinion

Funders know how to rebalance power, so why are we still not acting?

27 May 2020
Chrissy Cattle and Ciorsdan Brown

A survey from the Grant Givers’ Movement is the first of its kind to collect insights from those working within …

News

Which session at the AVPN 2020 annual conference would you most like to hear about?

26 May 2020
Alliance magazine

The 8th annual AVPN Conference will focus on the impact that networks can bring to scale solutions and advance global …

Opinion

New survey reveals opportunity for donors

26 May 2020
Ted Hart

Charities across the globe are feeling the impact of COVID-19, from reduced contributions, canceled events, broken supply chains, and an …

News

Women’s Livelihood Bond Series wins growth initiative in Asia

25 May 2020
Alliance magazine

The Women’s Livelihood Bond Series, an initiative of Impact Investment Exchange, has won the opportunity to scale an innovative finance …

News

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard appointed Wellcome Trust chair

24 May 2020
Alliance magazine

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been appointed chair of the UK based Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s …