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Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 13 July 2021

Fundación Santa María la Real on reducing their carbon footprint in Spain

People, landscape and heritage are the pillars that inform the work of Fundación Santa María la Real in Spain. Created in 1977 to promote the restoration of Santa María la Real Monastery, they have recently …

Interview Alliance magazine 11 July 2021

Business of Philanthropy: Acumen Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz,

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 Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO of …

News Alliance magazine 10 July 2021

UK foundations measure themselves with ACF’s Stronger Foundations tool

A new report from ACF compiling data from more than 50 charitable foundations using the Stronger Foundations self-assessment tool has found that UK foundations are most confident when it comes to funding practices and achieving …

News Alliance magazine 9 July 2021

Funders must centre community-led work to achieve meaningful change

A recent report from the Firelight Foundation explores the concept of community-driven systems change and provides practical guidance for donors. ‘Community-Driven Systems Change: The Power of Grassroots-Led Change for Long Term Impact and How Funders …

News Alliance magazine 7 July 2021

Climate Funders Justice Pledge signatories are resourcing BIPOC-led groups at higher percentage than peers

New data released by the Donors of Color Network finds that most foundations who have taken its Climate Funders Justice Pledge have committed more than 30 per cent of their 2019-2020 climate funding to BIPOC-led …

News Alliance magazine 4 July 2021

Hewlett Foundation appoints new director of its Effective Philanthropy Group

The Hewlett Foundation has appointed Jehan Velji as its new Director of its Effective Philanthropy Group. Velji is a philanthropy expert with more than 25 years of experience in strategy consulting and organizational capacity-building. She …

News Alliance magazine 1 July 2021

Co-Impact announces new $1 billion Gender Fund

Co-Impact has announced a new Gender Fund that aims to raise and deploy $1 billion. The fund will launch at the end of 2021, and Co-Impact plans for it to accelerate progress towards gender equality …

News Alliance magazine 30 June 2021

New guidelines for donors highlight how to fund effectively in Pakistan

The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy has released ‘Giving to Pakistan: Guidelines for Donors’, a report seeking to inspire and support strategic giving in Pakistan. The report helps donors ensure their giving is done in full …

Interview Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 29 June 2021

MAPLE on Indigenous-led climate work in Chile

In Chile, the micro-development organisation MAPLE has been working for almost a decade with Mapuche communities to create a sustainable and community-powered finance tool that fits the tradition values and culture of the Indigenous population …

News Alliance magazine 28 June 2021

Public-private partnerships for social good proliferate across Asia

A new report on public-private partnerships in Asia by the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society highlights a growing regional trend of companies stepping up to tackle social problems. According to the report, around 80 …