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Alliance magazine 4 October 2018

European Edition of Global Philanthropy Environment Index released

To celebrate the European Day of Foundations and Donors 2018, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in collaboration with the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) has released a European edition of …

Alliance magazine 3 October 2018

Economy, society and environment all in focus for new Ashoka Fellows

The Ashoka Changemakers Forum, held at the end of August in Singapore, unveiled four new Ashoka fellows from Malaysia and Singapore, two from each country. The four are Zhihan Lee whose BagoSphere initiative is addressing …

Alliance magazine 2 October 2018

Foundation giving in the UK grows for fourth consecutive year

Foundation giving reached £3.3 billion in the last financial year, according to new research published today by the Association of Charitable Foundations, an increase of almost 11 per cent. The findings come from Foundation Giving …

Alliance magazine 29 September 2018

The Wolfson Foundation announces new £10 million mental health initiative

The Wolfson Foundation has announced a £10 million funding competition to support research to advance the understanding and treatment of mental health conditions. Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation, Paul Ramsbottom, said, ‘The distress caused …

Alliance magazine 26 September 2018

Alliance Breakfast Club: Muslim philanthropy – 24 October 2018

Following on from our current September 2018 issue on Muslim philanthropy, Alliance magazine’s upcoming Breakfast Club will be on Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads. Despite Muslims comprising 23 per cent of the world’s population and …

Alliance magazine 24 September 2018

360Giving competition helps visualise giving data of 290,000 grants

In response to a competition run by 360Giving, designers, analysts and data journalists from around the world have been creating new ways to reveal how 24 billion pounds worth of grants have been used. The …

Alliance magazine 21 September 2018

Social innovation lab to stimulate solutions for young women and trans people in Lebanon

A new collaboration has been formed to advance the cause of young women and trans youth’s rights and capacity for collective action. FRIDA: the Young Feminist Fund, Global Fund for Women, Oxfam and the Young …

Alliance magazine 20 September 2018

Alliance joins as contributor partner to #NextPhilanthropy

Alliance magazine along wih AVPA, AVPN, DAFNE, EVPA and WINGS has joined as initial contributing partners to #NextPhilanthropy – a new, distributed information resource of condensed data, trends, analysis on what is or may be next in philanthropy. #NextPhilanthropy was …

Alliance magazine 14 September 2018

Children’s Investment Fund Foundation pledges $500 million to combat climate change

Today, the UK’s Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) pledged $500 million over the next five years to combat climate change. This funding contributes to a $4 billion global commitment – the largest-ever philanthropic investment in …

Alliance magazine 10 September 2018

Gerlinde Scholz appointed as new Executive Officer of Australian Community Philanthropy

Australian Community Philanthropy has appointed Gerlinde Scholz as new Executive Officer.  Gerlinde’s career to date has included senior executive roles at the University of Melbourne, a specialist medical research institute, and a family violence organisation …