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News Alliance magazine 21 May 2019

Philanthropy in France is rapidly evolving according to national survey

Philanthropy in France is a rapidly expanding sector according to a national survey on French foundations with more than one-third of the country’s 2,500 foundations currently in existence created after 2010. The findings are from …

News Alliance magazine 19 May 2019

Ashden announces new CEO and new Chair

The UK sustainable energy charity, Ashden, has announced that Founder Director Sarah Butler-Sloss, will be moving on from her role managing the day-to-day operations at Ashden to become Chair of Trustees. Harriet Lamb, most recently …

News Alliance magazine 18 May 2019

Oxford Institute of Charity announced

A new Institute of Charity is to be hosted at New College, Oxford University; a collaboration between the College and Charity Futures, the Third Sector think tank. The Oxford Institute of Charity (OIC) will undertake …

News Alliance magazine 16 May 2019

New report explores how funders can support healing justice

The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice launched a new report ‘Healing Justice: Building Power, Transforming Movements’ which explores what healing justice is and how funders can most effectively support this work. Healing justice is a …

News 1 Alliance magazine 14 May 2019

Which session at the 2019 EFC Conference would you most like to read about?

As we approach the annual EFC conference next week, Alliance is assembling a team of bloggers to report from the event. We hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are …

News Alliance magazine 13 May 2019

New publication invites funders to embrace feminist-led grantmaking

Astraea Foundation have launched their new Feminist Funding Principles publication, which invites funders and philanthropy to engage in a thoughtful rigorous practice that acknowledges the power of purposeful, feminist-led grantmaking. The publication features 10 principles …

News Alliance magazine 12 May 2019

Philanthropy Australia welcomes Labor Party’s commitment to not-for-profit sector

Philanthropy Australia welcomed announcement of a comprehensive not-for-profit sector policy agenda by the Australian Labor Party. The announcement includes commitments to establish an advisory body o oversee the preparation of a not-for-profit sector development plan, …

News Alliance magazine 11 May 2019

UNHCR unveils Refugee Zakat Fund

The United Nations Refugee Agency has launched a new global structure that transforms UNHCR’s existing Zakat programme into a global fund aimed at aiding the most vulnerable displaced populations while meeting the needs of Islamic …

News Alliance magazine 10 May 2019

New China-Italy partnership for joint action on philanthropy development

The China-Italy Philanthropy Forum hosted by China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI), TOChina Hub, and China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) brought together representatives from politics, philanthropy, business, arts, and academia from both countries to start a …

News Alliance magazine 9 May 2019

Giving in the UK drops for third year in a row

The number of people in the UK regularly giving to charity has declined for the third year in a row, according to The Charities Aid Foundation’s UK Giving report – a multi-year study of giving …