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Conference Report Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Breaking Boundaries: Coverage from the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annaul Conference in Singapore. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource providers …

Interview Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Conference corner: Kevin Teo, AVPN

At the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference, we spoke to Kevin TEO Chief Operating Officer AVPN, to capture his reflections. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource …

News Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Informal giving in India barely benefitting formal social sector, study finds

Indians gave $5.1 billion to charity in 2017 according to a report just published by Indian non-profit research organisation, Sattva. Only six per cent of this sum, according to Everyday Giving in India, went to …

News Alliance magazine 8 July 2019

First year results of World’s largest education Development Impact Bond released

The coalition behind the world’s largest education development impact bond (DIB), reveals that year one education projects funded by the DIB in India, have helped to increase the overall number of children achieving basic education …

News Alliance magazine 7 July 2019

EMpower announce Cynthia Steele as new president and CEO

The Emerging Markets Foundation (EMpower) has announced the appointment of Cynthia Steele as their new president and CEO after 14 years as their Executive Vice President and Global Head of Programs. As Executive Vice President …

News Alliance magazine 6 July 2019

Wealthy philanthropists call on themselves to pay more tax

A group of wealthy Americans have written an open letter to the 2020 presidential candidates in support of a wealth tax. The letter is signed by 20 individuals including philanthropist George Soros, Facebook’s co-founder Chris …

News Alliance magazine 5 July 2019

George Soros and Charles Koch team up to form new think thank

Billionaire philanthropists George Soros and Charles Koch have teamed up to launch the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft which ‘promotes ideas that move US foreign policy away from endless war and toward vigorous diplomacy in the …

News Alliance magazine 30 June 2019

EDGE Funders Alliance appoint new Co-Executive Directors

EDGE Funders Alliance have appointed Sofia Arroyo Martin Del Campo and Arianne Shaffer as Co-Executive Directors to replace Mark Randazzo who will be retiring at the end of the July. Sofia has been involved with …

News Alliance magazine 29 June 2019

UK development sector backs India as the global home for impact investing

India’s emergence as a dynamic hub for social enterprise and entrepreneurialism shows it is the best place in the world for impact investing, leading figures in business, government and philanthropy have said, as they gathered …

News Alliance magazine 26 June 2019

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust appoint Celia McKeon as new chief executive

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced the appointment of Celia McKeon as its new chief executive. She will take over from trust secretary Nick Perks, who announced earlier this year that he would be …