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New study reveals the word’s mose philanthropic billionaires

11 December 2018
Alliance magazine

Comparethemarket.com’s latest study reveals who the world’s most charitable billionaires are, comparing metrics such as their net worth, the amount donated and the percentage of earnings that have been given away over a lifetime. Warren Buffet came out on top with $46 billion donated, $5 billion more than Bill Gates came who came second and donated 46 per cent of his net worth. All billionaires and net worth values are taken from Forbes’ World’s Billionaires …

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Investing in Central and Eastern Europe could strengthen entire European economy

10 December 2018
Alliance magazine

The Social Investment Leveraging Index, which was launched at the 14th EVPA conference in Warsaw, indicates that the average budget for venture philanthropy and social investment funds in 2017 was €10.7 million – nine per cent more than the previous year. Only seven per cent of money allocated for this purpose went to Central and Eastern Europe, although it two years ago it was only two percent. While this signals strong social investment potential, this …

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Devorah Mayman Patt appointed CEO of Israel Venture Network

9 December 2018
Alliance magazine

The Israel Venture Network (IVN) has announced the appointment of Devorah Mayman Patt as their new CEO. Before joining IVN, Patt …

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Alliance magazine distribution is now plastic free

7 December 2018
Alliance magazine

Thanks to support from the European Climate Foundation we are happy to announce we have now removed all the plastic …

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New report looks at funding against LGBTI communities around the world

5 December 2018
Alliance magazine

A new report by the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) ‘Religious Conservatism on the Global Stage: Threats and Challenges for LGBTI …

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Investment in donor-advised giving funds increases by a third

23 November 2018
Alliance magazine

Philanthropists invested almost £500m in donor-advised giving funds in 2016-17, a 33 per cent increase on the previous year. According …

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Oak Foundation hires diplomat as its next President

21 November 2018
Alliance magazine

Oak Foundation has announced the appointment of Douglas Griffiths as the new President of Oak Foundation. Griffiths said, ‘I’m inspired …

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Charles Stewart Mott Foundation announce Ridgway H White as CEO

19 November 2018
Alliance magazine

Ridgway H White has been appointed CEO of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation after William S White officially retired from the …

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation appoint Nicole Taylor as president and CEO

17 November 2018
Alliance magazine

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SCVF) has appointed Nicole Taylor as CEO after Emmet Carson was forced out of his post …

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ERSTE Foundation appoint Mario Catasta as chair

13 November 2018
Alliance magazine

The ERSTE Foundation’s supervisory board has announced the appointment of Mario Catasta as chair of the managaing board. Mario will …

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BP Oman launches $5 million social investment programme

10 November 2018
Alliance magazine

BP Oman has launched has a $5 millon dollar social investment programme in collaboration with Ministry of Oil and Gas …