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News Alliance magazine 8 August 2020

Achates Philanthropy Prize reimagined for pandemic cirumstances

The Achates Philanthropy Prize, a UK campaign to promote support of the arts, has been reimagined this year in light of the impact of COVID-19 on the creative sector. Unlike in previous years, this year …

News 1 Alliance magazine 7 August 2020

Tanzania’s Foundation for Civil Society at forefront of country’s COVID-19 response

In Tanzania, the Foundation for Civil Society has been leading the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in many ways, including reallocating funds, spearheading further fundraising, and organising campaigns to provide protective equipment to healthcare …

News Alliance magazine 5 August 2020

Alwaleed Philanthropies announces beneficiaries of housing and car grants programme

Saudi funder Alwaleed Philanthropies has announced the beneficiaries of its ‘Housing and Car Grants’ programme, which aims to provide housing and transportation to low-income Saudi citizens. The ‘Housing and Cars Grants’ programme has been running …

News Alliance magazine 4 August 2020

Lily School of Philanthropy research finds community funds raised more than $1 billion for COVID relief across U.S.

COVID-19 relief funds at local United Ways and community foundations across the United States raised more than $1 billion and distributed at least $589 million to financially vulnerable individuals and nonprofits leading the pandemic response …

News Alliance magazine 2 August 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation launches £7.4 million COVID-19 grants programme for small and local charities

As part of its COVID Recovery Fund, small and local charities that are helping people overcome complex social issues can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 with dedicated organisational development support from Lloyds …

News Alliance magazine 1 August 2020

Girl Rising launches storytelling challenge in partnership with HP

Global campaign Girl Rising, in partnership with HP, has launched ‘My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge’ to collect and highlight stories about how people are working towards racial justice, gender justice, access to education, or …

News Alliance magazine 30 July 2020

National Black Environmental Justice Network relaunches

The National Black Environmental Justice Network, an organisation that was first established in 1999 and later disbanded, has relaunched after both the culmination of years of conversations, as well as in response to today’s crises. …

News Alliance magazine 29 July 2020

MacKenzie Scott announces donations of $1.7 billion to over 100 nonprofits

MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos, announced Tuesday that she has given away almost $1.7 billion since last fall to 116 nonprofits. Most of the groups committed to equity work that Scott is …

Conference Report Alliance magazine 28 July 2020

2020 Forum Virtual Conference

United Philanthropy Forum’s Virtual Conference brought together people from philanthropy associations and networks—philanthropy-serving organisations (PSOs) that play a key role in advancing, informing and supporting the field. This year organisations throughout the network highlighted their …

News Alliance magazine 23 July 2020

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation awards Prize for Humanity to Greta Thunberg

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has awarded climate advocate Greta Thunberg the Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, a €1 million prize to reward outstanding work in climate change mitigation and adaptation. Thunberg has announced she will be …