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Andrew Milner

Analysis Andrew Milner 5 September 2023 For Subscribers

Asian philanthropy: Differently does it…

The 2023 AVPN Global Conference in Kuala Lumpur illuminated how Asian philanthropy does not always operate in the same way as elsewhere One of the perennial fascinations of the AVPN conference is seeing the differences …

Interview Andrew Milner 28 August 2023

Unleashing philanthropic impulse: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Alliance in collaboration with WINGS has been commissioned by Propel Philanthropy to conduct a 10-part interview series on the work of Social Impact Infrastructure Organisations (SIIOs) and the benefits they bring to the sector. This interview …

Interview Andrew Milner 22 August 2023

Interview: Marina Feffer Oelsner, Co-founder, Generation Pledge

Alliance in collaboration with WINGS has been commissioned by Propel Philanthropy to conduct a 10-part interview series on the work of Social Impact Infrastructure Organisations (SIIOs) and the benefits they bring to the sector. This …

Interview Andrew Milner 9 August 2023

We’re building a movement and changing mindsets: Karen Ansara, NEID Global

Alliance in collaboration with WINGS has been commissioned by Propel Philanthropy to conduct a 10-part interview series on the work of Social Impact Infrastructure Organisations (SIIOs) and the benefits they bring to the sector. This …

Interview Andrew Milner 1 August 2023

Interview: Marc Salzmann and Sabrina Grassi, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

Swiss Philanthropy Foundation is what Sabrina Grassi, its Director General, and Marc Salzmann, its Partnership Manager describe as an umbrella foundation, providing hosting facilities as an alternative for individual philanthropists to set up their own foundations …

Interview Andrew Milner 1 August 2023

We are trying to create systemic change to build greater accountability and transparency: Ruth Shapiro, CAPS

Alliance in collaboration with WINGS has been commissioned by Propel Philanthropy to conduct a 10-part interview series on the work of Social Impact Infrastructure Organisations and the benefits they bring to the sector. This interview …

Interview Andrew Milner 21 July 2023

The role PSOs play is much broader than funders understand: Dave Biemesderfer, United Philanthropy Forum

Alliance in collaboration with WINGS has been commissioned by Propel Philanthropy to conduct a 10-part interview series on the work of Social Impact Infrastructure Organisations and the benefits they bring to the sector. This interview …

Conference Report Andrew Milner 20 July 2023

Global challenges, Asian Solutions

Transformational collaboration, Asian leadership, empowered communities, urgent action: AVPN CEO Naina Batra offered these four rallying cries in her opening remarks of this year’s conference in Kuala Lumpur. These themes or some combination were to …

Interview Andrew Milner 20 July 2023

Interview: Ajay Piramal

One of the keynote speakers at this year’s AVPN Conference was Ajay Piramal, Chairman of the Piramal Group and the Piramal Foundation. Is he wearing two hats, a corporate one and a philanthropic one? Not …

Interview 1 Andrew Milner 12 July 2023

We must be continuously strengthening the ecosystem of African philanthropy: Jackie Asiimwe, CivSource Africa

Alliance in collaboration with WINGS has been commissioned by Propel Philanthropy to conduct a 10 part interview series on the work of Social Impact Infrastructure Organisations and the benefits they bring to the sector. This …