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European Foundation Centre launches climate webinar series

14 August 2020
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The European Foundation Centre’s European Environmental Funders Group has launched a series of webinars dedicated to exploring environmental issues currently at stake for the philanthropic sector. Two webinars have already been held: the first, which had 30 participants, focused on the relationship between the environment, health, and social inequities, and the second, attracting 40 participants, looked at the role of healthy ecosystems in preventing future pandemics. The European Environmental Funders Group has planned to hold …

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£1 million BAME-focused Phoenix Fund opens to applications

13 August 2020
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The National Lottery Community Fund and Global Fund for Children have opened the Phoenix Fund, a £1 million emergency fund for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities across England, to applicants. The Phoenix Fund is accepting grant applications from micro and small BAME-led organisations, with a turnover up to £100,000, that are working with people of any age and providing essential and emergency services, support, and education tailored to BAME communities. Survey data from the …

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New report: Funders important when translating health, medical research into practice

12 August 2020
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Australia’s National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) has released a new report exploring how best to put health …

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Achates Philanthropy Prize reimagined for pandemic cirumstances

8 August 2020
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The Achates Philanthropy Prize, a UK campaign to promote support of the arts, has been reimagined this year in light …

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Tanzania’s Foundation for Civil Society at forefront of country’s COVID-19 response

7 August 2020
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In Tanzania, the Foundation for Civil Society has been leading the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in many ways, …

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Alwaleed Philanthropies announces beneficiaries of housing and car grants programme

5 August 2020
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Saudi funder Alwaleed Philanthropies has announced the beneficiaries of its ‘Housing and Car Grants’ programme, which aims to provide housing …

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Lily School of Philanthropy research finds community funds raised more than $1 billion for COVID relief across U.S.

4 August 2020
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COVID-19 relief funds at local United Ways and community foundations across the United States raised more than $1 billion and …

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Hewlett Foundation pledges almost $170 million to racial justice funding

3 August 2020
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The Hewlett Foundation has announced $168 million in funding for racial justice initiatives, including $18 million in funds this year, …

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Lloyds Bank Foundation launches £7.4 million COVID-19 grants programme for small and local charities

2 August 2020
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As part of its COVID Recovery Fund, small and local charities that are helping people overcome complex social issues can …

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Girl Rising launches storytelling challenge in partnership with HP

1 August 2020
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Global campaign Girl Rising, in partnership with HP, has launched ‘My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge’ to collect and highlight …

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National Black Environmental Justice Network relaunches

30 July 2020
Alliance magazine

The National Black Environmental Justice Network, an organisation that was first established in 1999 and later disbanded, has relaunched after …