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Alliance magazine 17 October 2018

Jaime Matute Hernández appointed as new CEO of AFE

The Colombian Association of Family and Corporate Foundations (AFE) have appointed Jaime Matute Hernández as their new Chief Executive. Jaime has 18 years of experience in development policies and projects, international technical cooperation, international public …

Alliance magazine 15 October 2018

Single market for Philanthropy: calls grow to reduce barriers to cross-border giving

A leading Austrian Foundation has called on EU institutions to reduce barriers to cross border giving and to protect philanthropy during a debate in European Parliament. Franz Karl Prüller of the Vienna based Erste Stiftung …

Alliance magazine 11 October 2018

TUSEV calls for tax and legal changes to stimulate third sector growth

The existing tax system ‘makes it difficult for foundations and associations to operate and grow; discourages establishment of new organizations and slows the growth of the sector, even hindering it,’ concludes a new report from …

Alliance magazine 9 October 2018

Legal entity status signals new era for DAFNE

The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) has become an international non-profit association or AISBL in Belgium. The move will make DAFNE an independent legal entity after over a decade operating as a project …

Alliance magazine 8 October 2018

Income for development sector grows 59 per cent in ten years

A report launched today by Bond, has found that overall income for 305 of its members grew by 59 per cent in ten years and stood at £3.8 billion at April 2016, compared to the …

Alliance magazine 7 October 2018

New report on how funders can engage in participatory grantmaking

New research released by GrantCraft, a free service of Foundation Center, explores how funders can cede decision-making power about funding decisions to the communities they aim to serve. With financial support from the Ford Foundation …

Alliance magazine 5 October 2018

Chandler Foundation appoints Tim Hanstad as CEO

The Chandler Foundation has announced the appointment of award winning social entrepreneur Tim Hanstad as its CEO. Tim Hanstad, will be responsible for leading the Chandler Foundation’s mission to promote inclusive prosperity and well-being. His …

Alliance magazine 4 October 2018

European Edition of Global Philanthropy Environment Index released

To celebrate the European Day of Foundations and Donors 2018, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in collaboration with the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) has released a European edition of …

Alliance magazine 3 October 2018

Economy, society and environment all in focus for new Ashoka Fellows

The Ashoka Changemakers Forum, held at the end of August in Singapore, unveiled four new Ashoka fellows from Malaysia and Singapore, two from each country. The four are Zhihan Lee whose BagoSphere initiative is addressing …

Alliance magazine 2 October 2018

Foundation giving in the UK grows for fourth consecutive year

Foundation giving reached £3.3 billion in the last financial year, according to new research published today by the Association of Charitable Foundations, an increase of almost 11 per cent. The findings come from Foundation Giving …