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Charles Keidan

News Charles Keidan and Elika Roohi 14 September 2021

Prince Charles’ Foundation under statutory investigation

The Prince’s Foundation, which brings together the philanthropic activities of the heir to the British throne, is under formal investigation, Scotland’s charity regulator has confirmed. ‘We have written to the trustees informing them that we …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 6 September 2021

Alliance poll: philanthropy to experience Asian boom

Philanthropy is primed for explosive growth across Asia, respondents to an Alliance survey published in the magazine’s special 100th issue have predicted. Almost half of the respondents forecast that Asia will see the most growth …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021

Alliance anniversary poll: Gates and Ford had most positive impact over last 25 years

Alliance readers have identified the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Ford Foundation as the two standout foundations which have achieved the most positive impact on the world over the last 25 years. This …

Analysis Maria Chertok, Caroline Hartnell, Charles Keidan, Elika Roohi and Ingrid Srinath 31 August 2021

Bending the arc of philanthropy towards justice

Philanthropy has changed a lot, but you don’t see how your own child grows Our field has undergone profound shifts in the last 25 years amounting to a quiet revolution. Put crudely, international philanthropy a …

Analysis Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

25th anniversary reader survey

Alliance survey exclusive: Gates and Ford top perceptions of the foundations with the most positive impact worldwide Worldwide survey of Alliance readers identifies the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Ford Foundation as having the …

Opinion Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Coverage of philanthropy comes of age

Philanthropy media and communications infrastructure is poised for growth but there’s still work to do A specialist philanthropy sector media is on the brink of maturity. In common with philanthropy infrastructure in general, the most …

Analysis Charles Keidan and David Drewery 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Where next for Alliance?

Ambitious future plans will ensure that Alliance continues to develop its role at the heart of global philanthropy As with most small charities, a lot of Alliance’s strategies over the last 25 years have focused …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 16 June 2021

MacKenzie Scott’s latest round of gifts prioritises philanthropy infrastructure

MacKenzie Scott has announced her latest round of financial gifts – this time allocating $2.7 billion to almost 300 organisations. Among the groups receiving grants are many U.S. philanthropy ecosystem and infrastructure bodies, which Scott …

Opinion Charles Keidan 2 June 2021

Advice for philanthropy from COP’s Climate Action Champion

‘Philanthropy is incredibly influential.’ That is the view of Nigel Topping, High-Level Climate Action Champion for the UK, who is responsible for driving the actions of non-state actors to a fossil-free future ahead of COP26 …

Editorial Charles Keidan 1 June 2021

So much to gain, all to lose

‘Will we be able to look our children and grandchildren in the eye and tell them that we did everything we could, when just 2 per cent of philanthropic giving is directed towards mitigating climate …