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Next Frontiers through the lens of steward-ownership

28 June 2024
Maike Kauffmann

One day at the Next Frontiers conference felt like a week, and left me both invigorated and exhausted, inspired and …

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Trust is the air that we breathe

12 June 2024
Deirdre Treacy

Having spent the past two years delving into the nuances of trust in non-profit-donor relationships as a part of my …

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Building trust and investing in relationship infrastructure for rights movements

12 June 2024
Marta Garbarino

‘Trust is the currency all philanthropic transactions are based on’ stated Philea CEO Delphine Moralis at the 2024 Forum in …

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Trust, interconnectedness, and the climate sector

12 June 2024
Alanya Dhalla

I left this year’s Philea forum reflecting on the importance of trust and the challenges of silos within philanthropy and …

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Movements are critical for building trust 

12 June 2024
Ame Trandem

The Plastic Solutions Fund is a new Philea member, and at this, our first Philea Forum, my colleagues and I …

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What it means to talk about conflict

12 June 2024
Amy McGoldrick

Alliance’s readers chose How should independent philanthropy engage in contexts of conflict and crisis? as its poll winner – an …

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‘The miracle of Europe’

12 June 2024
Amy McGoldrick

In beautiful but stormy Ghent, Belgium – sat in the beautiful and ornate theatre room of Viernulvier, I sat and …

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Is philanthropy rock and roll?

12 June 2024
Elaine Stabler

Under the title of ‘Trust and Philanthropy’, the 2024 Philea Forum sought to answer two pressing questions: how can philanthropic …

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Uncovering foundations’ impact investing sphere

12 June 2024
Zibran Choudhury

In May, Alliance asked its readers what session they would like to hear about most at Philea Forum 2024 in …

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What do ‘foreign agent’ laws have to do with gender ideology? Reflections from the HRFN & Ariadne joint day

3 June 2024
Mariam Gagoshashvili

As we gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia for Ariadne and HRFN convenings, thousands were demonstrating daily in the streets of Tbilisi …

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Catalysing change week 2024: Government champions for social innovation

3 June 2024
Annmarie McQueen

Social innovation is a key tool for fighting inequality, tackling climate change and making meaningful progress towards the world’s SDG …

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Regimes and resistance in CEECCNA regions: A few puzzle pieces

3 June 2024
Ekaterine Danelia and Nino Ugrekhelidze

´Our region is on fire ́ says Nick Antipov, an LGBT+ defender from Belarus who lives in exile due to …