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News Alliance magazine 5 May 2022

Funding programme will support feminist, community activists in Latin America

Community, feminist, and transgender-led NGOs based in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru, working to respond to risks and challenges of socio-environmental conflicts are eligible for grants of up to $8,000 in a new funding …

News Alliance magazine 30 April 2022

‘The African philanthropy sector is thriving’: East Africa giving report

Deep roots of traditional giving in Africa have evolved significantly in recent years from a largely informal nature to an organised shape practised in different forms and guided more and more by institutional philanthropy, finds …

News Alliance magazine 29 April 2022

Economic crisis slows Ramadan giving in Arab region

Throughout the Arab region, individuals and foundations have been observing Ramadan both by fasting and increasing their charitable giving in the form of Zakat (Muslim almsgiving) and Sadaqah (voluntary contributions). However, the cost of living …

News Alliance magazine 26 April 2022

How are Latin American regulations impacting philanthropy?

New research from WINGS, the Centro de Filantropía e Inversiones Sociales de la Escuela de Gobierno de la Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University is looking at legal …

News Alliance magazine 21 April 2022

Climate giving going in the right direction, according to Australians

While philanthropy for environmental causes has traditionally been just a fraction of giving in Australia, a new report shows climate giving is showing signs of growing. Produced by the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network, ‘Environment and …

News Alliance magazine 20 April 2022

$1.8 billion in religious giving by Muslim Americans, finds research

Muslim Americans gave $1.8 billion in zakat funding to domestic and international causes in 2021, according to a new report released by the Muslim Philanthropy Initiative at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy …

News Alliance magazine 19 April 2022

Latimpacto prepares for first conference

Latimpacto, the venture philanthropy network for Latin America, will hold its first conference next week in Cartagena, Colombia. The organisation hopes that this inaugural gathering will help Latin American philanthropists make strategic connections for impact …

News Alliance magazine 17 April 2022

Melinda French Gates supports mental health through Pivotal Ventures

California-based YR media, a national network of young journalists and artists, has received funding from Melinda French Gates’ Pivotal Ventures to expand its mental health programming into the Midwest of America. The grant will allow …

News Alliance magazine 16 April 2022

Foundation plays role in returning tea factory to Rwandans

Five thousand smallholder farmers in Rwanda are now the owners of the country’s largest tea factory, after a years-long process that began a decade ago when the Rwandan government first privatised it. The Wood Foundation …

News 1 Alliance magazine 13 April 2022

Largest grantmaker in US channelling millions to discriminatory organisations, finds report

The US’s largest grantmaker Fidelity Charitable has funded anti-Muslim, anti-LGBTQ, and anti-immigrant groups to the tune of millions of dollars over the past five years, according to research released by a group dedicated to unmasking …