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News Alliance magazine 15 April 2021

ClimateWorks President and CEO departs for Bezos Earth Fund

ClimateWorks Foundation President and CEO Charlotte Pera is stepping down from her role at the major climate intermediary to join the Bezos Earth Fund as Vice President for Strategy and Programs. The ClimateWorks Board of …

Interview Alliance magazine 11 April 2021

Business of Philanthropy: H.E. Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi

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 Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, …

Interview Alliance magazine 10 April 2021

Business of Philanthropy: HRH Prince Charles

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 HRH The Prince of Wales. The …

News Alliance magazine 7 April 2021

Ford commits $1bn to unrestricted grants for hundreds of organisation in BUILD initiative

The Ford Foundation today announced an extension of its BUILD Initiative with a pledge of $1 billion. The expansion of the programme will allow it to serve up to 300 grantees with unrestricted funding. The …

News Alliance magazine 6 April 2021

Survey: What has had the greatest impact on philanthropy over the last 25 years?

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations, we want to know your views on the greatest philanthropic initiatives over the last 25 years. As a part of a survey running this month, we’re asking: Has …

News Alliance magazine 28 March 2021

After Covid year, new safeguarding framework for foundations

The Association of Charitable Foundations and the Funder Safeguarding Collaborative (FSC) have launched a new safeguarding framework for foundations. The framework, which is a revised version of the one first developed by ACF in 2018, incorporates new …

News Alliance magazine 25 March 2021

Ariadne publish 2021 forecast for European social change and human rights funders

Ariadne Network have published the 2021 Forecast for European Social Change and Human Rights Funders. This year the report looks at the challenges and opportunities this year might bring for grantees; how funder practice could …

News Alliance magazine 23 March 2021

Giving grew more than 10 per cent in 2020 thanks to small donors

In the United States, charitable giving grew 10.6 per cent in 2020 driven by the increased need during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, in 2020 charities received gifts of all sizes …

News Alliance magazine 22 March 2021

ERNOP seminar series aims to bridge gap between study and practice in philanthropy

The European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP) has launched an event series aiming to bridge the academic-practice divide in philanthropy. Comprised of monthly seminars beginning Tuesday, 23 March, the events will cover a broad range …

News 1 Alliance magazine 20 March 2021

Dutch government launches €24m programme to develop community philanthropy

The Dutch government, in partnership with a consortium of four organisations including the Africa Philanthropy Network, Kenya Community Development Foundation, Wilde Ganzen and Global Fund for Community Foundations, are launching a new five-year, €24 million …