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Have your say in Candid’s future

22 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Candid are asking for your views on how they can best serve as an organisation in their new iteration after Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces to become Candid in February 2019. To do this, Candid have developed a survey to hear how they can help your organisation, and the broader sector, achieve its goals. The input and feedback from the global philanthropy sector will help shape their 2030 strategy. To have your say, take …

Opinion

Corporate foundations on a journey from alienated to strategic impact partner

21 July 2019
Priscilla Boiardi, Karoline Heitmann, Lonneke Roza and Steven Serneels

We know the statistics: if we want to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we still have a funding gap of a $ 2.5 trillion yearly. We urgently need to find resources to invest in the SDGs, and ways to scale the impact. Multi-stakeholder partnerships can create synergies and unlock further financial and nonfinancial resources to fill the funding gap. One partnership in particular has vast yet unexplored opportunities to accelerate the achievement of the …

Analysis

Diversity in foundations: experiences from both sides of the 2027 programme

20 July 2019
Katie Boswell and Fatima Asif

Katie Boswell, NPC’s Deputy Head of Funders When I first heard about the 2027 programme, it sounded truly exciting (if …

News

Human rights funding increases by a third to total $2.8 billion

19 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Foundation funding for human rights totalled £2.8 billion in 2016 according to a new report from Human Rights Funders Network …

News

Madrid to host Philanthropy Europe Forum

19 July 2019
Alliance magazine

On 23 and 24 January next year philanthropy support organisations of all types, will gather in Madrid to explore how …

Conference reports

Building a common narrative or just using buzzwords? What are we talking about when we talk about…

18 July 2019
Nadya Hernandez

What happens when you put 1,200-plus people in the same space for three full days? Somehow the dots start connecting …

News

Core and Cornell partnership to improve food security in Latin America

18 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Cornell University and the Core Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to explore new ways to promote food security …

Conference reports

Healing is the work

18 July 2019
Dennis van Wanrooij

Religious conservatism, closing spaces for civil society, the global gag rule and pushbacks against ‘gender ideology’. These are some – …

News

‘#LiftUp’ twitter chat points way ahead for African philanthropy

17 July 2019
Alliance magazine

More research, democratisation of philanthropy, sharing of best practice and collaboration. These were the four key messages that came out …

News

UNDP and TEF join forces in entrepreneurship programme in Sahel

17 July 2019
Alliance magazine

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to train, mentor and financially support …

Opinion

Is philanthropic collaboration worth it? New research reveals what leads to success or to failure

17 July 2019
Leonardo Lacerda

There is a trend towards greater collaboration among philanthropic organisations. More foundations are pooling resources and working together to achieve …