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Alliance magazine 21 August 2018

Russian NGO leaders announced as 2018 Vladimir Potanin Foundation Fellows

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and the Vladimir Potanin Foundation have announced the five Russian NGO leaders who will receive 2018 Vladimir Potanin Foundation Fellowships. Now in its second year of a three-year initiative, …

Alliance magazine 19 August 2018

Dr Bhekinosi Moyo appointed director of the Africa Centre for Philanthropy at Wits Business School

Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo has been appointed as Adjunct Professor at Wits Business School, tasked with establishing a new Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment (ACPSI). ‘In Africa, it is uniquely befitting that philanthropy be …

Alliance magazine 16 August 2018

Alliance magazine launch blog dedicated to practical advice

Do you have tips, guidance or knowledge which philanthropy practitioners and organisations could use to maximise their impact? Alliance magazine has launched a dedicated section of our blog to share best practice, knowledge, expertise, lessons …

Alliance magazine 14 August 2018

New report shares insights on global giving by U.S Foundations

A new report released today by the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center reveals that global giving by U.S. foundations increased by 29 per cent from 2011 to 2015, but over half of global giving …

Alliance magazine 12 August 2018

World’s first Development Impact Bond to improve quality education in India surpasses targets

The world’s first Development Impact Bond (DIB) to support the enrolment out-of-school girls and improve quality education in remote, rural and marginalised communities in India exceeded ambitious targets. The DIB achieved 116 per cent of …

Alliance magazine 9 August 2018

Tanzanian philanthropy sector still dependent on external funding

Tanzanian NGOs remain heavily dependent on funding from external sources, says new research commissioned jointly by the Foundation for Civil Society and the Tanzania Philanthropy Forum. Fifty-seven per cent of respondent organisations to the study …

Alliance magazine 7 August 2018

Social entrepreneurs bridge cultural gaps in response to some of the biggest socio-economic challenges

Twenty social entrepreneurs, originating from diverse communities in Europe and North America, participated in the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship week at Windsor Castle to foster cross cultural cooperation as a response to issues such as …

Alliance magazine 6 August 2018

UKIP to join forces with Steve Bannon’s Foundation for far right

UKIP has pledged to join forces with Steve Bannon’s new Foundation to boost the European far right movement. Steve Bannon, the former Chief Adviser to President Trump, announced plans to launch a foundation for the …

Alliance magazine 4 August 2018

Ise Bosch releases new book: Transformative Philanthropy – Giving with Trust

Together with co-authors Justus Eisfeld and Claudia Bollwinkel, Ise Bosch’s new book reflects on ten years of holistic grant making and impact investments, while also providing an in-depth look at her own method of transformative …

Alliance magazine 3 August 2018

Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts and Longleigh Foundation appoint new directors

The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (SFCT) have announced the appointment of Robert Bell as its new Director. Rob succeeds Alan Bookbinder, who is leaving to become Master of Downing College, Cambridge. Rob will join SFCT …