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Lenka Setkova appointed Chief Executive of the Fidelity International’s Charitable Foundations

17 August 2019
Alliance magazine

Fidelity International has announced the appointment of Lenka Setkova to the role of Chief Executive of its two charitable foundations: the Fidelity UK Foundation and the Fidelity International Foundation. In her new role, Lenka will spearhead the continued growth of the foundations and will be responsible for managing the donations made. Lenka succeeds Sian Parry, who has decided to step down after seven years in the role to pursue other part time responsibilities in the …

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Nesta announces Ravi Gurumurthy as new Chief Executive

11 August 2019
Alliance magazine

Nesta have announced that Ravi Gurumurthy will join as its new Chief Executive at the end of the year. Ravi Gurumurthy, currently Chief Innovation Officer and founder of the Airbel Center at the International Rescue Committee in New York, will replace Geoff Mulgan, who has led Nesta since 2011. Welcoming the appointment, Sir John Gieve, Chair of Nesta’s Board of Trustees, said, ‘I am delighted to welcome Ravi to Nesta. His record of strategic thinking …

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Changes made to the Alliance magazine conference calendar

7 August 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine has listened to your feedback about the conference calendar, and we’ve made some changes. From now on, you will …

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Knight Foundation invests $6 million in research on the future of US technology policy

2 August 2019
Alliance magazine

Three nonprofit policy institutes will expand their research into the future of US technology policy, including potential approaches for regulating …

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Australian Philanthropy Awards celebrates funders of local and international initiatives

28 July 2019
Alliance magazine

The recipients of the fifth annual Australian Philanthropy Awards have been recognised for supporting initiatives that make real change in …

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Global Fund for Women joins global grantmaking collective for gender equality

27 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Global Fund for Women has joined the With and For Girls Collective – the global awards initiative that finds and …

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Reham Khan launches foundation in the UK

26 July 2019
Alliance magazine

The social activist and author Reham Khan launched the Reham Khan Foundation in the UK this week after its original …

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Fay Twersky named vice president of Hewlett Foundation

25 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Fay Twersky has been named vice president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the foundation has announced. Since 2012, …

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Have your say in Candid’s future

22 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Candid are asking for your views on how they can best serve as an organisation in their new iteration after …

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Human rights funding increases by a third to total $2.8 billion

19 July 2019
Alliance magazine

Foundation funding for human rights totalled £2.8 billion in 2016 according to a new report from Human Rights Funders Network …

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Madrid to host Philanthropy Europe Forum

19 July 2019
Alliance magazine

On 23 and 24 January next year philanthropy support organisations of all types, will gather in Madrid to explore how …