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News Alliance magazine 19 July 2019

Human rights funding increases by a third to total $2.8 billion

Foundation funding for human rights totalled £2.8 billion in 2016 according to a new report from Human Rights Funders Network and Candid – an increase of 34 per cent from the previous year. The latest …

News Alliance magazine 19 July 2019

Madrid to host Philanthropy Europe Forum

On 23 and 24 January next year philanthropy support organisations of all types, will gather in Madrid to explore how to improve their leadership of the field at regional, national and European level. Hosted and …

News Alliance magazine 18 July 2019

Core and Cornell partnership to improve food security in Latin America

Cornell University and the Core Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to explore new ways to promote food security and agricultural innovation in Peru and across Latin America. The five-year agreement signed in June …

News Alliance magazine 17 July 2019

‘#LiftUp’ twitter chat points way ahead for African philanthropy

More research, democratisation of philanthropy, sharing of best practice and collaboration. These were the four key messages that came out of a Twitter chat in June that brought together a number of African philanthropic network …

News 1 Alliance magazine 17 July 2019

UNDP and TEF join forces in entrepreneurship programme in Sahel

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over a period of 10 years. Announced at the Assembly …

News Alliance magazine 15 July 2019

AVPN’s Climate Action Platform to move the needle ‘from intent to action’

At its annual conference in Singapore last month, AVPN launched the Climate Action Platform to catalyse investment in climate change mitigation and adaptation. With the goal, according to a media release from AVPN, of ‘moving …

News Alliance magazine 15 July 2019

New paper looks at Individual giving in India, Russia, the Arab region and Brazil

Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace have released Individual giving in India, Russia, the Arab region and Brazil as part of PSJP’s Philanthropy Study. The current paper looks at individual giving by ordinary people in …

News Alliance magazine 14 July 2019

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation sells fossil fuel holdings

One of Europe’s largest foundations, Portugal’s Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, has announced that it is selling Partex, its energy holding, to a company in Thailand, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), for $622 million. …

Conference Report Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Breaking Boundaries: Coverage from the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annaul Conference in Singapore. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource providers …

Interview Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Conference corner: Kevin Teo, AVPN

At the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference, we spoke to Kevin TEO Chief Operating Officer AVPN, to capture his reflections. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource …