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News Alliance magazine 17 January 2020

Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education appoint Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar as CEO

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has appointed Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar as Chief Executive Officer. Commenting on her appointment, Dr. Ben Jaafar said: ‘It is an honor to be entrusted with the …

News Alliance magazine 16 January 2020

Andrea Dicks named as Community Foundations of Canada President

Community Foundation of Canada has announced that Andrea Dicks has been appointed to the position of President, effective immediately. Andrea was previously CFC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). She follows and succeeds Ian Bird, after nine …

News Alliance magazine 15 January 2020

The Council on Foundations select new cohort for leadership programme to increase diversity

The Council on Foundations has announced the 24 participants selected for the 2020 Career Pathways cohort, a leadership development programme designed to increase the number of diverse candidates in the philanthropic leadership pipeline. The newly …

News Alliance magazine 14 January 2020

Alliance magazine is recruiting a digital editor

Alliance magazine is looking for a trained editor with experience of online editing, strong digital skills and an interest in philanthropy. As digital editor, you will be the primary lead for all online coverage of …

News Alliance magazine 13 January 2020

Which session at the PEXforum 2020 would you most like to hear about?

Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXforum 2020 – is the first Europe-wide flagship event which brings together 120+ leaders and experts from national, regional and European philanthropy support organisations. PEXforum 2020 will aim to provide …

News Alliance magazine 12 January 2020

Investors file climate change resolution at Barclays AGM

Lankelly Chase is one of 11 institutional investors and more than 100 individual shareholders who have asked Barclays to phase out its financing of fossil fuel companies that are driving the climate crisis. The first …

News Alliance magazine 11 January 2020

Nesta appoint Ravi Gurumurthy as chief executive

Nesta have announced the appointment of Ravi Gurumurthy as its new Chief Executive.  Gurumurthy follows Geoff Mulgan, who left Nesta at the end of 2019. He joins Nesta from the International Rescue Committee in New …

News Alliance magazine 10 January 2020

Prince William launches Earthshot prize to inspire environmental action

Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize – a multi-million pound prize which will initially be handled by the Royal Foundation – to ‘inspire a decade of action to repair the planet’. The new initiative will set …

News Alliance magazine 9 January 2020

Australia’s Paul Ramsay Foundation commits $30 million to bushfire relief efforts

The Paul Ramsay Foundation has set aside $30 million to support communities affected by the bushfires. ‘We are in this together,’ said Paul Ramsay Foundation CEO Glyn Davis in a statement posted on Twitter. ‘The …

News Alliance magazine 8 January 2020

Council on Foundations appoint new members to Board of Directors

The Council on Foundations has the appointed new members to its Board of Directors to help lead the Council’s strategic planning efforts. The appointments include Peter Laugharn who currently serves as President & CEO of …