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News Alliance magazine 18 November 2020

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation opens European headquarters in The Hague

The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation opened its European headquarters recently with an office located in The Hague, Netherlands. The opening of the European office was accompanied by an announcement of an $80 million fund to …

News Alliance magazine 15 November 2020

Giving Done Right podcast: The power of relationships

The latest episode of the Giving Done Right podcast explores the rich tapestry of the nonprofit sector and makes the case for why supporting the people and relationships powering these organisations’ work can be a …

News Alliance magazine 14 November 2020

Charities set up only for political campaigns a problem for Ukrainian foundation sector

What are the scales of election charity? What consequences does election charity have on the general charity sector? These are questions that Ukraine’s Zagoriy Foundation is seeking to answer in a recently released report looking …

News Alliance magazine 12 November 2020

AVPA launches first ever report on Africa’s social investments landscape

The African Venture Philanthropy Alliance, a Pan-African network of social investors that was started in 2018, launched yesterday a report on the state of social investment financing in Africa. The report is the first of …

News Alliance magazine 10 November 2020

Wellcome’s new strategy to address world’s biggest threats to health

The Wellcome Trust, the world’s fourth-largest foundation and one of the largest funders of global health, has announced its new strategy, which will focus on infectious diseases, mental health, and global heating. Speaking to Alliance …

News Alliance magazine 6 November 2020

Civil society a critical part of pandemic response, finds new research

A new report from the global civil society alliance CIVICUS has highlighted the critical role that activists, NGOs, and grassroots organisations have played during the Covid-19 pandemic. Titled ‘Solidarity in the Time of COVID-19’, the …

News Alliance magazine 4 November 2020

Established, mainstream organisations among first to receive grants from $10bn Earth Fund

Some of the most established environmental groups in the U.S. will be among those that receive the first grants from the Bezos Earth Fund, a signal that Jeff Bezos is more interested in supporting existing …

News Alliance magazine 3 November 2020

South African funders gather to discuss future of philanthropy

The Independent Philanthropy Association of South Africa’s virtual symposium kicked off today, bringing together some 100 South African funders to discuss and debate the future of funding in an unprecedented and disruptive climate. The virtual …

News Alliance magazine 2 November 2020

Rockefeller Foundation issues debt to finance $1 billion pledge to green energy and Covid Relief

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced a $1 billion pledge to catalysing a more inclusive and green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, focusing on ensuring equitable access to Covid-19 healthcare and building stronger healthcare systems that …

News Alliance magazine 1 November 2020

Giving Done Right podcast explores crucial questions that guide giving

A new podcast from the Center for Effective Philanthropy has set out to explore some of the crucial questions that guide giving – questions that seem basic, but are actually quite complex. Questions like: How …