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Elika Roohi

News Elika Roohi 20 October 2021

European climate funding: small sums distributed unequally

Funding for climate change mitigation in Europe amounts to less than two per cent of total philanthropic funding on the continent – and within that sum, just 3.5 per cent is directed in grants to …

Interview Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 12 October 2021 For Subscribers

New currents: EFC Chief Executive Delphine Moralis on the sea-change in European philanthropy

Last summer, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) announced a change in leadership. Long-time CEO Gerry Salole would be stepping down after 15 years and succeeding him would be Delphine Moralis – then the Secretary General …

News Elika Roohi 8 October 2021

Climate funding is rising – but it’s still unable to break the 2% barrier

Funding for climate action still sits at less than two per cent of all philanthropic funding, ClimateWorks’ annual funding trends report has found. In 2020, ClimateWorks estimated that giving for climate change mitigation grew to …

Conference Report Elika Roohi 21 September 2021

Alliance event: 25 years in philanthropy

To celebrate the special milestone of 25 years and 100 issues of Alliance magazine being at the heart of global philanthropy, Alliance hosted an event at the Aga Khan Centre in London last week with …

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 10 September 2021

Gates, Soros team up on access to medical technology

Despite sharp differences in their approach to global health, Bill Gates and George Soros’s respective foundations have teamed up to support medical technology through an initiative by the Soros Economic Development Fund and the Bill …

News Elika Roohi 7 September 2021

Grants for clean air less than one per cent of total global philanthropic funding

Philanthropic funding for clean air amounts to 0.1 per cent of grants worldwide, according to a new report from the Clean Air Fund. And while philanthropic funding for clean air projects has increased, it is …

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 …