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News Alliance magazine 26 May 2020

Which session at the AVPN 2020 annual conference would you most like to hear about?

The 8th annual AVPN Conference will focus on the impact that networks can bring to scale solutions and advance global agendas. The virtual conference will explore themes such as gender, climate action, nutrition, and health …

News Alliance magazine 25 May 2020

Women’s Livelihood Bond Series wins support for innovative, green, and gender-equal growth initiative in Asia

The Women’s Livelihood Bond Series, an initiative of Impact Investment Exchange, has won the opportunity to scale an innovative finance solution for gender-equal COVID-resilience and green growth across Asia through P4G, or Partnering for Green …

News Alliance magazine 24 May 2020

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard appointed Wellcome Trust chair

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been appointed chair of the UK based Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s leading foundations. She will succeed Eliza Manningham-Buller, former MI5 Director and current Wellcome Trust chair, …

News Alliance magazine 21 May 2020

Angel Font elected new European Foundation Centre Chair

Angel Font, Corporate Director of Research and Strategy at “la Caixa” Foundation in Spain, was elected the new Chair of the European Foundation Centre during its 2020 Annual General Assembly, which took place online yesterday. …

News Alliance magazine 19 May 2020

Gates Foundation commits $125,000 to Journalism Funders Forum

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed almost $125,000 of funding over five years to the Journalism Funders Forum (JFF), a group of media funders hosted and organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). …

News Alliance magazine 18 May 2020

Hurry! One year subscriptions to Alliance currently at HALF PRICE

Alliance magazine is offering a 50 per cent discount for all first-time subscriptions until Friday 29 May. This would mean a year of Alliance content for as little as £25 – that’s just over £2 …

News Alliance magazine 12 May 2020

Kirsten Hommelhoff appointed new Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations

Lawyer and foundation manager Kirsten Hommelhoff will be the new Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations, or Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (BDS). Hommelhoff will be the first woman to lead Europe’s largest foundation association …

News Alliance magazine 8 May 2020

Italian Assifero gains official accreditation

The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has been accredited as a national association now entitled to Servizio Civile Universale or Universal Civil Service, a scheme through which young …

News Alliance magazine 5 May 2020

‘FOCUS: Philanthropy’ photo contest open for submissions

A Europe-wide photography contest to capture the visual stories of the people behind philanthropy and how they work for a better Europe has just been launched by DAFNE. FOCUS: Philanthropy is open for submissions of …

News Alliance magazine 4 May 2020

New alliance for social entrepreneurs launched at World Economic Forum

Forty leading global organisations have joined together to launch the COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs today at the World Economic Forum. Some $75 million in funding has already been mobilised by members of the …