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

18 August 2022
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PEXforum is the Europe-wide event which brings together a community that represents over 70+ regional, national, European and global philanthropy networks to collectively identify challenges and opportunities for the sector, share best practices, insights and projects, and spur collaboration in the field. The first PEXforum in Madrid in 2020 brought together 120 professionals in the philanthropy infrastructure field who forged a dynamic PEXcommunity. This year PEXforum is taking place on 24-26 August in Istanbul, Turkey, …

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

17 August 2022
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Alliance magazine has partnered with IIX Foundation and its annual flagship programme, SHE IS MORE 2022, to celebrate women and youth through art. This global art competition invites young artists across the world to share their voices through personal pieces of visual art that celebrate the value of inclusivity. The theme, Resilience, will shine a light on and celebrate untold stories of human resilience across the world. Applications to the SHE IS MORE 2022 competition …

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Norwegian Refugee Council wins $2.5m Hilton Humanitarian Prize

14 August 2022
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The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded its $2.5 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize to the Norwegian Refugee Council, an organisation working in more than 35 countries to support people forced to flee their homes. The Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) joins the roster of 26 prize laureates, including CAMFED, Homebody Industries, METAdrasi, and the Task Force for Global Health, among others. …

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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 identified that it has made ‘insufficient progress’ and ‘perpetuated racism’ within the organisation, according to a report released this week. The foundation publicly recognised in June 2020 that it had perpetuated racism and acknowledged there is structural racism within Wellcome and the wider research system. However, though it pledged at the time to become an …

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Research: Generosity of Black donors can play ‘major role’ in addressing social justice

8 August 2022
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A new report examines the patterns and motivations for giving by Black donors in the UK. Britain’s first-ever report on …

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Grant from Inter-American Foundation will support civil society infrastructure in Latin America

7 August 2022
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The Inter-American Foundation is prioritising civic engagement, human rights, and community resource mobilisation in Latin America with a grant to …

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Sri Lanka crisis: Philanthropies stepping up but more needed urgently, says UN

6 August 2022
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People in Sri Lanka have been struggling with daily power cuts, inflation of more than 50 per cent, and shortages …

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Cambridge study: Strategic philanthropy doing well in Saudi Arabia

4 August 2022
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Giving in Saudi Arabia has been highlighted as a noteworthy example of strategic philanthropy by a new report from the …

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Prince Charles accepted £1m from bin Laden’s brothers, funnels it into his philanthropies

1 August 2022
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The heir to the British throne accepted £1 million from the family of Osama bin Laden which was then deposited …

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$25m from IKEA foundation to promote climate-friendly cooling

31 July 2022
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About 10 air conditioners will be sold every second for the next 30 years as demand for cooling systems skyrockets …

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Black Philanthropy Month Brazil Summit will consider Brazil’s Black history

30 July 2022
Alliance magazine

A free online event, hosted by the Group of Institutes, Foundations, and Companies (GIFE) and the WISE Fund, will be …

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Funders join network to protect abortion rights

26 July 2022
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The International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Discrimination and Stigma (inroads) has launched a Funder Call to Action, asking …

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A third of global funders accelerated spending in 2020-21

23 July 2022
Alliance magazine

A survey of philanthropy has found that the global challenges across 2020 and 2021 led a third of global funders …