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

18 May 2022
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As we approach Philea Forum 2022, Alliance is assembling a team of bloggers to report from the event. We hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend — and hear comments from those who are. The Forum will be the first to be organised as a ‘converged’ event, involving foundations and national associations alike. Furthermore, as 2022 marks the European Year of Youth, the …

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Africa only halfway to achieving SDGs by 2030

15 May 2022
Alliance magazine

According to the just-released Africa Sustainable Development Report, Africa is only halfway towards achieving the SDG goals and targets by 2030. Policymakers and civil society must recalibrate policies and programs if the Global SDGs are to be achieved by 2030 or Africa to meet the goals of Agenda 2063. The crises of the last several years, including the pandemic as well as conflict and climate disasters, have had an outsize impact on progress – a recent …

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CAF America appoints new board chair

14 May 2022
Alliance magazine

As philanthropic leaders and donors gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of CAF America, the organisation announced Char Mollison as the new board chair. ‘Char steps into her new role at a pivotal time in CAF America’s history; with 30 years of cross-border giving under our belt and reaching the milestone of granting over $2.5 billion in donor funds since the beginning of our organization, her leadership is going to position us for record successes …

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Report: How donors can help Ukrainian refugees who are at increased trafficking risk

11 May 2022
Alliance magazine

People fleeing the war in Ukraine, mainly women and children, are extremely vulnerable to an increased risk of sexual and labour exploitation, a new report commissioned by the Freedom Fund has said. Sounding the alarm on Ukraine trafficking risks, the report urges swift action from European authorities and donors – and it also concludes that the risks of trafficking and exploitation are likely to increase as the war continues, as more livelihoods become more precarious …

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Call to funders: Support democracy by investing $6bn in feminist movements

7 May 2022
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A new report from Shake the Table and The Bridgespan Group has highlighted the untapped potential of feminist movements, calling …

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Chronicle of Philanthropy to become nonprofit organisation

6 May 2022
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Chronicle of Philanthropy, a publication that reports on the American philanthropy sector, has announced plans to become an independent nonprofit …

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Funding programme will support feminist, community activists in Latin America

5 May 2022
Alliance magazine

Community, feminist, and transgender-led NGOs based in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru, working to respond to risks and challenges …

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‘The African philanthropy sector is thriving’: East Africa giving report

30 April 2022
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Deep roots of traditional giving in Africa have evolved significantly in recent years from a largely informal nature to an …

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Economic crisis slows Ramadan giving in Arab region

29 April 2022
Alliance magazine

Throughout the Arab region, individuals and foundations have been observing Ramadan both by fasting and increasing their charitable giving in …

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How are Latin American regulations impacting philanthropy?

26 April 2022
Alliance magazine

New research from WINGS, the Centro de Filantropía e Inversiones Sociales de la Escuela de Gobierno de la Universidad Adolfo …

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Climate giving going in the right direction, according to Australians

21 April 2022
Alliance magazine

While philanthropy for environmental causes has traditionally been just a fraction of giving in Australia, a new report shows climate …

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$1.8 billion in religious giving by Muslim Americans, finds research

20 April 2022
Alliance magazine

Muslim Americans gave $1.8 billion in zakat funding to domestic and international causes in 2021, according to a new report …

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Latimpacto prepares for first conference

19 April 2022
Alliance magazine

Latimpacto, the venture philanthropy network for Latin America, will hold its first conference next week in Cartagena, Colombia. The organisation …