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News Alliance magazine 18 October 2020

New report: Public and funders still don’t understand urgent need to act on climate crisis

Charities say they are struggling to persuade the public of need to act rapidly on environmental issues. Environmental organisations are struggling to communicate the sheer scale and complexity of the climate crisis to the public …

News Alliance magazine 16 October 2020

WINGS, TechSoup to support Invest in People campaign

The Invest in People campaign will launch on GivingTuesday, 1 December 2020, with support from WINGS and TechSoup. The campaign, which will highlight the struggles of the nonprofit sector during the pandemic, will run through …

News Alliance magazine 13 October 2020

Kellogg Foundation announces $90 million Racial Equity 2030 initiative amid year for record-breaking racial justice funding

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced Racial Equity 2030, a $90 million initiative calling for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, families, and communities around the world. ‘Racial Equity 2030 is an …

News Alliance magazine 13 October 2020

Philanthropy and Covid-19 survey: We want to hear from you!

The impact of Covid-19 cannot be overstated; from our daily lives to global health infrastructure, everything has been halted, examined or changed. The effect upon civil society has been immediate, whilst simultaneously highlighting historic discriminations …

News Alliance magazine 11 October 2020

King Baudouin Foundation facilitates return of 15th century art

American philanthropist Bill Middendorf has helped return a painting to its former home. A 15th century portrait of Spanish noble Francisco de Rojas by Hans Memling, a Dutch artist who also spent a portion of …

News Alliance magazine 10 October 2020

Major UK funder signals new funding focus on climate and tackling inequality

Major UK funder Esmée Fairbairn has announced a new grantmaking strategy that will respond to some of the challenges of today, including climate change and the impact of Covid-19 on existing inequalities. Under the new …

News Alliance magazine 8 October 2020

EFC, DAFNE mark European Day of Foundations and Donors

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and Donor and Foundations Network in Europe (DAFNE) marked the European Day of Foundations and Donors last week with a webinar bringing together over 100 European policy makers, representatives of …

News Alliance magazine 7 October 2020

Alliance magazine and NPQ launch exclusive JOINT SUBSCRIPTION offer

Alliance magazine and Nonprofit Quarterly are offering a one year, digital-only subscription to BOTH for only $69 USD – 40 per cent off the combined annual subscription price! Only available until 31 October 2020. The …

News Alliance magazine 6 October 2020

Strong case for philanthropic intervention in cold chains for food, says new report

A new report by the Carbon Trust, commissioned by the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme (K-CEP) outlines the challenge of reducing emissions from rapidly growing food cold chains, identifying how philanthropy can help reach net zero …

News Alliance magazine 4 October 2020

New report: Untapped potential of impact investing

Though almost 90 per cent of foundations are interested in impact investing, according to a recent Foundation Source survey, few foundations actually use impact investing tools, and even fewer use the full range of options. …