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Amy McGoldrick

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 …

Conference reports Amy McGoldrick 16 June 2020

Strategically leveraging corporate resources for social impact

Last week AVPN held their 8th Annual Conference, this time entirely virtually, and Alliance asked our readers in a poll for the session you’d like to hear most about. The winner was ‘Strategically leveraging corporate …

Conference Report Amy McGoldrick 10 March 2020

#NextPhilanthropy: What have we learned, and what’s next in global philanthropy?

The end of February saw Alliance hosting Next Philanthropy’s first ever London event, amidst both literal and metaphorical storms of change. Next Philanthropy, initiated by the German Association of Foundations (BDS) in partnership with Alliance, …

Conference reports Amy McGoldrick 26 February 2020

Philanthropy Impact: Enhancing your role as a trusted professional adviser

Private clients’ needs are changing, with research showing that they want comprehensive and personalised support to address their values-based economic and social goals. It was on this topic that attendees gathered to Rothschild & Co …

Analysis Amy McGoldrick 17 December 2019

Alliance Breakfast Club: #FeministPhilanthropy

Over one hundred guests arrived to hear three perspectives on feminist philanthropy from leading, thoughtful practitioners. Alliance’s Feminist Philanthropy Breakfast Club was hosted for the first time at the Aga Khan Centre, courtesy of the …

Conference reports Amy McGoldrick 3 December 2019

‘We know the system is broken – if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t be here.’

The Equality Fund (EF) announced itself in London recently as a ‘ground-breaking collaboration’ delivering momentum for women’s movements, while driving the cultural, economic and political changes required to make global gender equality a reality.  The …

Analysis 1 Amy McGoldrick 1 October 2019

Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

‘Why is human rights so important to philanthropy? On one level, obviously, human rights underpins the rule of law, and is the basis for a democratically functioning society…but it’s also because some of the values at …

Conference reports Amy McGoldrick 27 September 2019

Fireside chat with Regan Ralph

Full disclosure: there was no chat by a fire. Yet, as Autumn is slowly creeping up on London, with dowdy grey skies above and I-should-have-brought-a-bigger-coat level winds pushing through the streets, it was a relief …

Analysis Amy McGoldrick 2 July 2019

Alliance Breakfast Club: #Peacebuilding

Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) opened its doors and welcomed attendees to Alliance magazine’s latest Breakfast Club on peace-building on a bright summer’s morning. ‘I suspect there are a few of us who would say that …