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Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 15 June 2021

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation: integrating climate in Australia

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation in Australia decided to give climate change a bigger space in its work in 2016, when it began integrating an environmental lens across all its grantmaking and projects. That step – …

Interview Alliance magazine 14 June 2021

Business of Philanthropy: David Miliband

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with David Miliband, President and CEO of …

News Alliance magazine 10 June 2021

Italy’s Assifero appoints first female chair

The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has appointment Stefania Mancini as its new chair during its most recent annual general assembly. Mancini, the first women to hold the …

News Alliance magazine 6 June 2021

$3 million for vaccines from Asia Philanthropy Circle, Gavi

Asian Philanthropists, coordinated by the Asia Philanthropy Circle, have pooled $1.5 million in funding to contribute 600,000 doses towards the COVAX global Covid-19 vaccine target. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will match the funds – securing …

News Alliance magazine 4 June 2021

Kellogg Foundation appoints new director of Latin America, Caribbean programmes

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has appointed Alejandra Garduño Martínez as the new director of Latin America and Caribbean programmes. Garduño Martínez has been at the Kellogg Foundation since 2012 as a programme manager and then …

Special feature Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

Shrinking beneath our feet

Four first-hand accounts that give powerful testament to the impact of climate change on the polar ice sheets The scientist Julienne Stroeve, research chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba …

Special feature Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

Taking the climate philanthropy pledge

Just 2 per cent of philanthropy goes to tackling climate change. With Glasgow COP26 as a stimulus, a new set of commitments by European philanthropy networks aims to galvanise the sector to get more involved …

Special feature Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

The ecosystem of climate philanthropy

A number of platforms, networks and pooled funds have emerged in recent years to enable funders to combine their efforts in the battle against climate change. A selection are profiled below ClimateWorks Foundation The ClimateWorks …

News Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

Global Updates

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2021 issue of Alliance: The Americas Cross-racial network targets climate justice groups Bezos Earth Fund recruits senior personnel Latimpacto study illuminates …

News Alliance magazine 29 May 2021

Tatiana Fraga Diez appointed Executive Director of Mexico’s Comunalia

The Alliance of Community Foundations in Mexico, Comunalia, has appointed Tatiana Fraga Diez as its new Executive Director. Diez will take over from Mariana Sandoval Ulloa on 1 June. ‘Comunalia and our partner foundations warmly …