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News Alliance magazine 11 May 2019

UNHCR unveils Refugee Zakat Fund

The United Nations Refugee Agency has launched a new global structure that transforms UNHCR’s existing Zakat programme into a global fund aimed at aiding the most vulnerable displaced populations while meeting the needs of Islamic …

News Alliance magazine 10 May 2019

New China-Italy partnership for joint action on philanthropy development

The China-Italy Philanthropy Forum hosted by China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI), TOChina Hub, and China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) brought together representatives from politics, philanthropy, business, arts, and academia from both countries to start a …

News Alliance magazine 9 May 2019

Giving in the UK drops for third year in a row

The number of people in the UK regularly giving to charity has declined for the third year in a row, according to The Charities Aid Foundation’s UK Giving report – a multi-year study of giving …

Conference Report Alliance magazine 7 May 2019

Coverage from Council on Foundations’ Leading Together Conference 2019

Alliance is proud to have been part of the media coverage for this year’s Council on Foundation’s annual conference in Miami, Florida. Leading Together 2019 brought thought leaders together to engage in provocative conversations about the issues, challenges, …

News Alliance magazine 6 May 2019

Innovative public-philanthropic partnerships recognised at Leading Together Conference 2019

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations announced the 2019 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize innovative partnerships between foundations and government that …

News Alliance magazine 3 May 2019

Educate Girls becomes first Asian nonprofit to be named an Audacious project

Educate Girls, an Indian non-profit organisation, is the first in Asia to be an Audacious project – a coalition of philanthropic organisations funding social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders around the world. At the TED 2019 …

News Alliance magazine 2 May 2019

Young people in Bulgaria lead way in charitable giving

Younger people in Bulgaria are significantly more likely to donate money to charity and volunteer their time for causes that they care about, when compared to older generations according to the Bulgaria Giving report by …

News Alliance magazine 1 May 2019

Nearly three quarters of Indian adults donated to charity last year

In the last 12 months, 72 per cent of Indian adults gave money to a good cause according to the India Giving report 2019, a study of how Indians interact with charity published by the …

News Alliance magazine 30 April 2019

Death of Saudi philanthropist and non-profit sector champion

Princess Banderi bint Abdulrahman AlFaisal, CEO of King Khalid Foundation (KKF) and a pioneer of Saudi philanthropy, died in March. Perhaps most notable among her achievements, she steered KKF through the ‘No More Abuse’ campaign, …

News Alliance magazine 27 April 2019

Landmark study unpacks key trends in Chinese philanthropy

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, has launched the Philanthropy in China report which highlights key trends, opportunities and challenges that philanthropists – both Chinese and international – can …