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News Alliance magazine 11 December 2018

New study reveals the word’s mose philanthropic billionaires

Comparethemarket.com’s latest study reveals who the world’s most charitable billionaires are, comparing metrics such as their net worth, the amount donated and the percentage of earnings that have been given away over a lifetime. Warren …

News Alliance magazine 10 December 2018

Investing in Central and Eastern Europe could strengthen entire European economy

The Social Investment Leveraging Index, which was launched at the 14th EVPA conference in Warsaw, indicates that the average budget for venture philanthropy and social investment funds in 2017 was €10.7 million – nine per …

News Alliance magazine 9 December 2018

Devorah Mayman Patt appointed CEO of Israel Venture Network

The Israel Venture Network (IVN) has announced the appointment of Devorah Mayman Patt as their new CEO. Before joining IVN, Patt was acting director at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Devorah brings over two …

News Alliance magazine 7 December 2018

Alliance magazine distribution is now plastic free

Thanks to support from the European Climate Foundation we are happy to announce we have now removed all the plastic from our distribution process. Alliance will now be delivered in a completely biodegradable, compostable film …

News Alliance magazine 5 December 2018

New report looks at funding against LGBTI communities around the world

A new report by the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) ‘Religious Conservatism on the Global Stage: Threats and Challenges for LGBTI Rights’ documents the main conservative strategies, discourses, funding sources, and actors opposing sexual orientation and …

News Alliance magazine 5 December 2018

Global updates

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the December 2018 issue of Alliance: The Americas US global giving is cold on climate change AFE appoints Jaime Matute Hernández GrantCraft guide spotlights participatory …

News Alliance magazine 23 November 2018

Investment in donor-advised giving funds increases by a third

Philanthropists invested almost £500m in donor-advised giving funds in 2016-17, a 33 per cent increase on the previous year. According to a new report by the Charities Aid Foundation, the amount of money granted to …

News Alliance magazine 21 November 2018

Oak Foundation hires diplomat as its next President

Oak Foundation has announced the appointment of Douglas Griffiths as the new President of Oak Foundation. Griffiths said, ‘I’m inspired by Oak’s commitment to support innovative solutions to global challenges. I look forward to getting …

News Alliance magazine 19 November 2018

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation announce Ridgway H White as CEO

Ridgway H White has been appointed CEO of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation after William S White officially retired from the position of chief executive officer. William S. White will be stepping back from day-to-day operations …

News Alliance magazine 17 November 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation appoint Nicole Taylor as president and CEO

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SCVF) has appointed Nicole Taylor as CEO after Emmet Carson was forced out of his post as president and CEO in following an independent inquiry into allegations of bullying and harassment. …