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NCFP launches Trends 2020 report

19 October 2019
Alliance magazine

National Center for Family Philanthropy have has released Trends 2020, the second national benchmark survey of family foundations. Building on findings from Trends 2015, Trends 2020 explores the grantmaking, governance, and operations practices of family foundations. The study revealed a shift in grantmaking strategies, an increasing use of impact investing, and a strong focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Overall the amount being given has increased, however foundations are making fewer grants (indicating larger grants). The …

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Big Society Capital and Bristol Council invest £10 million in new place-based impact investment fund

18 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Big Society Capital and Bristol City Council have been announced as cornerstone investors in City Funds – a new place-based impact investment fund aiming to address the causes and effects of inequality, whilst also generating a financial return for investors. City Funds will invest in impact-driven organisations alongside aligned grants and other resources to achieve positive social impact within key communities in Bristol. The fund will focus on economic inclusion, environmental transformation, community Initiatives and …

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Over 80 per cent of Alliance readers believe there is a gender pay gap in the philanthropy sector

17 October 2019
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Alliance magazine released a survey on our website between late September and early October 2019, looking to get our readers’ …

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Alliance magazine, WINGS and CAF webinar on 10 years of the World Giving Index

15 October 2019
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Join Alliance magazine, WINGS and CAF for a free webinar discussing the use of data in fostering an enabling environment …

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10 year study reveals downward trend in charitable behaviour

15 October 2019
Alliance magazine

The 10th edition of the World Giving Index by the Charities Aid Foundations (CAF) has revealed that despite a growing …

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New coalition of 13 UK foundations to tackle diversity, equity and inclusion

14 October 2019
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Thirteen foundations based in the UK, have made a commitment to tackle issues of diversity, equity and inclusion within the …

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Marcus Walton appointed as new President and CEO of GEO

13 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Marcus Walton was recently appointed President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) and brings over a decade of experience to …

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Global Impact and Geneva Global merge to create new global philanthropic consultancy

12 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Global Impact and Geneva Global, have joined forces to create a global philanthropic consulting firm servicing private, nonprofit and public sector entities …

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Mott Foundation leader and pioneer of philanthropy William S. White dies aged 82

11 October 2019
Alliance magazine

One of the longest-serving leaders of a major philanthropy in the United States and pioneer of philanthropy infrastructure, William S. …

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UK foundations increase giving in 2019 despite fall in income

10 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Almost two-thirds of the top 300 foundations increased their grant-making in real-terms in 2017/18. However, the majority of those increasing …

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Debate sparked between MEPs and philanthropists on Idea of single market philanthropy

10 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Members of European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee and stakeholders from philanthropy, …