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Over 40 per cent have experienced prejudice or discrimination in UK trust and foundation sector

12 December 2018
Alliance magazine

Over 40 per cent of respondents to a survey by Grant Givers’ Movement (GGM) have said that they had seen or experienced prejudice or discrimination on more than one occasion. Published today, the report ‘Discrimination, Prejudice & Isomorphism’ compiled the results of a workforce survey where over 130 grant-making staff gave their views on issues of diversity, inclusion and voice. More than 95 instances of prejudice or discrimination were recorded when asked ‘have you ever …


New study reveals the world’s most philanthropic billionaires

11 December 2018
Alliance magazine’s latest study reveals who the world’s most charitable billionaires are, comparing metrics such as their net worth, the amount donated and the percentage of earnings that have been given away over a lifetime. Warren Buffet came out on top with $46 billion donated, $5 billion more than Bill Gates came who came second and donated 46 per cent of his net worth. All billionaires and net worth values are taken from Forbes’ World’s Billionaires …


Investing in Central and Eastern Europe could strengthen entire European economy

10 December 2018
Alliance magazine

The Social Investment Leveraging Index, which was launched at the 14th EVPA conference in Warsaw, indicates that the average budget …


Devorah Mayman Patt appointed CEO of Israel Venture Network

9 December 2018
Alliance magazine

The Israel Venture Network (IVN) has announced the appointment of Devorah Mayman Patt as their new CEO. Before joining IVN, Patt …

Practical advice

Support comes in many forms

8 December 2018

FundAction has a few donors. (Too few! Anyone who wants to support European activists, get in touch!) One of these, …


Alliance magazine distribution is now plastic free

7 December 2018
Alliance magazine

Thanks to support from the European Climate Foundation we are happy to announce we have now removed all the plastic …


Unearthing solutions: using data to reach children left behind in the AIDS response

6 December 2018
Corinna Csáky and Jennifer Carpenter

After nearly 40 years of tireless activism, advocacy, funding and research, HIV is no longer the devastating death sentence it …


New report looks at funding against LGBTI communities around the world

5 December 2018
Alliance magazine

A new report by the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) ‘Religious Conservatism on the Global Stage: Threats and Challenges for LGBTI …


Will Brazilian philanthropy leapfrog the ‘grantmaking phase’ and move directly to an impact investing model?

4 December 2018
Jessica Sklair

In conversation with a foundation director after a recent event on the philanthropy circuit in São Paulo, I mentioned the …

Conference reports

Finding our way to participatory capitalism

3 December 2018
Laura Boyle

Jaqueline Novogratz at the EVPA conference in Warsaw painted a picture of a year key to Poland and beyond. It …


Philanthropy in Canada: A new generation of donors, and social investors

2 December 2018
Association of German Foundations

Interview with Hilary Pearson, President & CEO, Philanthropic Foundations of Canada and Michael Alberg-Seberich, Managing Director, Beyond Philanthropy   Hilary …