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Gates Foundation will sunset in 25 years

29 September 2022
Alliance magazine

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to run for 25 more years, putting the $53.3 billion foundation’s sunset date around 2047. Bill Gates announced the news at the 2022 Forbes 400 Philanthropy Summit. ‘The goal for the foundation is to run for another 25 years,’ Gates said in the keynote conversation with Forbes’ Chief Content Officer Randall Lane. Over its remaining 25 years, the foundation will ‘try and bring infectious disease, or all of …

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Subscribe to both Alliance and SSIR before October 6 and save 32%

27 September 2022
Alliance magazine

The exchange of information and ideas among philanthropists, NGO leaders, social investors, researchers and others working for social change worldwide is crucial to advancing civil society on a global level. In this spirit, Alliance is partnering with Stanford Social Innovation Review to provide you with a special limited-time subscription offer. Until October 6, you can get a 1 year digital subscription to both magazines for only $69.95, saving 32%. To take advantage of the offer, just subscribe here. …

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Only a quarter of Middle East HNWIs have succession plans for wealth, family businesses

25 September 2022
Alliance magazine

Getting finances in order may be a top priority for many millionaires, but a majority don’t have a plan in place on how their fortunes and businesses will be passed on to the next generation, according to a new survey. According to research by global wealth and asset manager Lombard Odier, only 24 per cent of established MENA region high-net-worth individuals have a full estate plan in place for their private assets. The wealth management …

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Impact investment networks partner to protect Amazon rainforest

24 September 2022
Alliance magazine

In Latin America, three impact networks representing thousands of investors have announced a new partnership to mobilise financial resources for a vibrant Amazon rainforest bioeconomy. IMPAQTO, Latimpacto, and the Amazon Investor Coalition have together launched a multi-pronged initiative to unite philanthropy, investment, and corporate procurement to catalyse new economics for ecosystem regeneration, decarbonisation, and conservation. They are hoping to attract more capital to the region by convening key actors in finance and impact, publishing research …

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New £3m fund for communities resisting racial injustice

19 September 2022
Alliance magazine

The Baobab Collective Fund is a new £3 million fund to grow, sustain, and strengthen Black and Global Majority communities …

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Global South Impact Community sends message to G20 leaders

18 September 2022
Alliance magazine

Post Covid-19, global leaders must leverage catalytic capital and build a new growth model inclusive of the Global South. That …

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Report: HSDT releases timely ‘Increasing Impact in International Development’

6 September 2022
Alliance magazine

‘Efforts to bring successful results to scale have, for the most part, fallen on stony ground. Rather than consolidating gains …

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30 funders sign statement supporting transforming education ahead of UNGA education focus

4 September 2022
Alliance magazine

Sustainable Development Goal 4, concerned with ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all, is …

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Research: more giving, volunteering, and trust in Ukraine’s charity sector during war period

21 August 2022
Alliance magazine

Trust in the charity sector has grown significantly in Ukraine, according to research released by the Zagoriy Foundation in partnerships …

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Which session at PEXForum 2022 would you most like to read about?

18 August 2022
Alliance magazine

PEXforum is the Europe-wide event which brings together a community that represents over 70+ regional, national, European and global philanthropy …

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Alliance partners with global women’s empowerment campaign, SHE IS MORE 2022

17 August 2022
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine has partnered with IIX Foundation and its annual flagship programme, SHE IS MORE 2022, to celebrate women and …

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Norwegian Refugee Council wins $2.5m Hilton Humanitarian Prize

14 August 2022
Alliance magazine

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded its $2.5 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize to the Norwegian Refugee Council, an organisation …

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Wellcome Trust has perpetuated racism, its own analysis finds

12 August 2022
Elika Roohi

The Wellcome Trust – one of the wealthiest foundations in the world, with an endowment of $46.2 billion – has …