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News Alliance magazine 14 February 2019

Prince Charles announces $100 million fund for empowering women in South Asia

The Prince of Wales announced the launch of a $100m Outcomes Fund for women and girls across South Asia and its ambition to raise this fund over the next five years. The fund will support …

News Alliance magazine 13 February 2019

New study maps environmental funding by European Foundations

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched the fourth edition of its mapping of environmental funding, a study into the state of European philanthropic funding for environmental issues.  The fourth edition covers 87 foundations and 4,093 …

News Alliance magazine 11 February 2019

Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #SystemsChange

Alliance magazine, in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation, will be hosting a Breakfast Club in London that discusses Systems Change. This event will take place on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 8:30 GMT. Most enduring social issues …

News Alliance magazine 10 February 2019

UNIGE creates a Chair in Behavioural Philanthropy

The University of Geneva (UNIGE), in partnership with the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations, created a new Chair in Behavioural Philanthropy to explore the influences of behavioural finance, economics, psychology and neuroscience on this ’emerging discipline’. Assistant Professor …

News Alliance magazine 8 February 2019

Oak Foundation pilots programme to tackle homelessness in UK

An estimated 320,000 people in Britain are homeless, which has increased 4 per cent over the last year. To combat the reality of this statistic, Oak Foundation has just announced a pilot programme that will …

News Alliance magazine 7 February 2019

Alliance magazine and WINGS webinar on emerging market philanthropy

Join Alliance magazine and WINGS for a free webinar discussing the development of philanthropy in emerging market economies. Hosted by Jenny Hodgson from the Global Fund for Community Foundations, we will explore changes to emerging market …

News Alliance magazine 6 February 2019

Cambridge University receives £100 million gift from David and Claudia Harding Foundation

Cambridge University announced an unprecedented £100 million donation from the David and Claudia Harding Foundation – the biggest single gift made to a university in the UK by a British philanthropist. Prof Stephen J Toope, …

News Alliance magazine 6 February 2019

Vladimir Potanin Foundation to launch Centre for Philanthropy Development

The Vladimir Potanin Foundation will launch a new Center for Philanthropy Development aimed at reviewing the philosophy of philanthropy both in Russia and beyond. It is designed to help Russian philanthropy integrate into a global …

News 1 Alliance magazine 5 February 2019

Foundation Center and GuideStar join forces to become Candid

Foundation Center and GuideStar today announced they have joined forces to become a new nonprofit entity named Candid – a global source of knowledge for the entire social sector. Candid will bring together the expertise …

News Alliance magazine 4 February 2019

Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief team up in £2.4 million Tech for Good programme

Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief have announced a renewed three-year partnership, with £2.4 million in total funding for the Tech for Good programme. Running in 2017 and 2018, Tech for Good supports non-profit organisations …