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Australian Philanthropy Awards recognise excellence and innovation

24 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The recipients of the sixth annual Australian Philanthropy Awards have been announced, recognising excellence and innovation in the sector ‘at the end of a complex and challenging year’. Following a record number of nominations, Awards were presented to recipients across nine Award categories: Leading Philanthropist, Better Philanthropy, Bolder Philanthropy, Best Grant Program, Community Philanthropy, Environmental Philanthropy, Indigenous Philanthropy, Gender-wise Philanthropy and International Philanthropy. Australia’s highest philanthropic honour, the Leading Philanthropist Award, was awarded to Carol …

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No easy answers: Podcast episode explores complexities of effective philanthropy

22 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The most recent episode of the Giving Done Right podcast looks at the complexities of being an effective philanthropist and how to navigate several specific challenges of giving, from measuring impact to making difficult decisions about where to give. On this week’s episode, which is also the podcast’s season finale, hosts Phil Buchanan and Grace Nicolette speak with Melinda Tuan, a trusted adviser to foundations and major donors around the country and managing director of …

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Emissions reduction moving too slowly and in wrong direction, finds ClimateWorks report

21 November 2020
Alliance magazine

In order to meet limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius – the number agreed as part of the 2015 …

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Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation opens European headquarters in The Hague

18 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation opened its European headquarters recently with an office located in The Hague, Netherlands. The opening …

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Wallace Global, Sierra Club Foundation hit back at divestment ‘virtue signalling’ claims

17 November 2020
Elika Roohi

It is ‘intellectually dishonest’ for foundations to separate the values that govern their grantmaking from how they manage their investments, …

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Giving Done Right podcast: The power of relationships

15 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The latest episode of the Giving Done Right podcast explores the rich tapestry of the nonprofit sector and makes the …

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Charities set up only for political campaigns a problem for Ukrainian foundation sector

14 November 2020
Alliance magazine

What are the scales of election charity? What consequences does election charity have on the general charity sector? These are …

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AVPA launches first ever report on Africa’s social investments landscape

12 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The African Venture Philanthropy Alliance, a Pan-African network of social investors that was started in 2018, launched yesterday a report …

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Wellcome’s new strategy to address world’s biggest threats to health

10 November 2020
Alliance magazine

The Wellcome Trust, the world’s fourth-largest foundation and one of the largest funders of global health, has announced its new …

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Civil society a critical part of pandemic response, finds new research

6 November 2020
Alliance magazine

A new report from the global civil society alliance CIVICUS has highlighted the critical role that activists, NGOs, and grassroots …

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Established, mainstream organisations among first to receive grants from $10bn Earth Fund

4 November 2020
Alliance magazine

Some of the most established environmental groups in the U.S. will be among those that receive the first grants from …