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Opinion

We know what needs to be done to end war. We just aren’t sure how to do it.

19 June 2019
Conor Seyle

The challenges of peacebuilding can seem insurmountable both for philanthropists considering entering the area and for those who have been working on peace for decades. Modern wars are often the result of a tangle of historical grievances and institutional failures spurred on by people and groups who are benefiting from the violence. This makes it difficult to identify a point of entry, or even be confident that short-term gains in one area won’t be undone …

News

Luminate awards Media Legal Defence Initiative $1.25 million to protect press freedom

18 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Global philanthropic organisation Luminate today announced funding of $1.25 million to the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), as part of its efforts to support independent media around the world and strengthen press freedom. MLDI provides legal support in more than 90 countries for journalists, bloggers and independent media organisations that face civil or criminal cases for their reporting – often intended as major operational and financial distractions from their mission. Nishant Lalwani, Director of Independent …

News

Which session at the 2019 AVPN Conference would you most like to read about?

17 June 2019
Alliance magazine

As we approach the annual AVPN conference next week, we hope to be able to share the topics and themes from …

News

New report reveals Big Society Capital made £90 million of new commitments in 2018

16 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Big Society Capital has released its latest Annual Review covering the year 2018, revealing £90 million of new commitments were …

Practical advice

Three conditions for dramatic impact in philanthropy

15 June 2019
Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Have the most impact possible in your charitable giving. If you want to achieve dramatic impact in philanthropy you need …

News

EFC and Vladimir Potanin Foundation launch philanthropic leadership platform

14 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The EFC is launching a new philanthropy leadership exchange programme in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. The first edition …

Practical advice

Harnessing momentum to achieve progress for children & adolescents affected by HIV

13 June 2019
Cecilia Kihara

In a small town in Nigeria, 18-year-old Oluleye — Leye for short — is an orphan supporting her family through …

Analysis

Shifting the power: when it comes to women’s rights it’s not (just) what you fund, it’s how and who you fund

12 June 2019
Rebecca Hanshaw and Claire Hickson

Against a backdrop of growing global threats to women’s rights, we are also witnessing a profound moment for progress. Women …

News

Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #Peacebuilding

11 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to discuss peace-building and …

Interview

Strengthening local development by social enterprise in Kenya

10 June 2019
Alliance magazine

WE!Hub Victoria Ltd. (WeTu for short) is a social enterprise founded by Siemens Stiftung which works across seven locations on …

News

German foundations edge towards joint action on climate change and gender equality

10 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The German Association of Foundations has endorsed collective action on climate change and gender equality during its annual meeting held …