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Amy McGoldrick

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 20 September 2022

Alliance event: Decolonising philanthropy

Over the past few years, the term decolonising philanthropy has come to prominence. But what does it mean? Is it only applicable to those places where there is a legacy of European settlement imposed on …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 16 September 2022

Alliance digital event: Climate finance and philanthropy: beyond carbon offsets

Institutional philanthropy is in a significant moment of change. It is vitally important to think about the opportunities for foundations for strategies that go beyond carbon emissions. In this event, we partnered with Mercer to …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 26 July 2022

Alliance event: Funding loss and damage

‘Loss and damage’ is a particular phrase the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change uses to refer to the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt to – such as low-lying …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 4 May 2021

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Latin America

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations this year, celebrating Alliance’s 25 years at the heart of global philanthropy, we have launched a series of events on what the future of philanthropy holds in different …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 23 March 2021

Alliance webinar: Law, philanthropy and justice

Celebrating the launch of Alliance’s new issue in our 25th year, last week’s webinar explored the relationship between philanthropy and the law. Guest editors and panellists Nicolette Naylor (Ford Foundation, South Africa) and David Sampson …

Conference Report 2 Amy McGoldrick 9 March 2021

Scaling up: what’s it worth?

Alliance recently held a webinar on ‘scaling up’ within the sector, sponsored by the H&S Davidson Trust. We were joined by a stellar set of panellists: Ann Mei Chang, a leading expert on social innovation …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 23 February 2021

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in the Arab region

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations this year, celebrating Alliance’s 25 years at the heart of global philanthropy, we have launched a series of events on what the future of philanthropy holds in different …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 15 December 2020

Alliance webinar: Global health philanthropy – is it too much, or not enough?

At $46 billion each year, philanthropy spends more on health-related issues than anything else. It’s one quarter of all grantmaking, and philanthropy has provided critical funding for vaccines, medical equipment, social welfare and global health …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 29 September 2020

Alliance webinar: Should philanthropy be more open about its investments?

As part of Alliance’s 13-week focus on foundation investments (take a look at our new issue on the topic if you haven’t had the chance), last week we hosted a webinar on investment transparency, kindly …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 30 June 2020

Alliance webinar: Social movements philanthropy

With physical events still unsafe for the foreseeable future, Alliance hosted a webinar to facilitate an in-depth conversation on social movements philanthropy with the new issue’s three guest editors: Halima Mahomed, Romy Kraemer and Graciela …