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New report: Public and funders still don’t understand urgent need to act on climate crisis

18 October 2020
Alliance magazine

Charities say they are struggling to persuade the public of need to act rapidly on environmental issues. Environmental organisations are struggling to communicate the sheer scale and complexity of the climate crisis to the public and funders. That’s according to a new report by the Garfield Weston Foundation which found that almost half of organisations highlighted lack of public understanding as their biggest challenge when it comes to the environment. The Foundation commissioned I.G. Advisors …

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WINGS, TechSoup to support Invest in People campaign

16 October 2020
Alliance magazine

The Invest in People campaign will launch on GivingTuesday, 1 December 2020, with support from WINGS and TechSoup. The campaign, which will highlight the struggles of the nonprofit sector during the pandemic, will run through the end of the year. ‘With generous assistance from [WINGS and TechSoup], we expect to make contact to approximately to 600,000 NGOs and CSOs around the world’, said Peter Brach, Manager of the Funders 2025 Fund, and  Chief Organiser of …

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Kellogg Foundation announces $90 million Racial Equity 2030 initiative amid year for record-breaking racial justice funding

13 October 2020
Alliance magazine

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced Racial Equity 2030, a $90 million initiative calling for bold solutions to drive an …

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Philanthropy and Covid-19 survey: We want to hear from you!

13 October 2020
Alliance magazine

The impact of Covid-19 cannot be overstated; from our daily lives to global health infrastructure, everything has been halted, examined …

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King Baudouin Foundation facilitates return of 15th century art

11 October 2020
Alliance magazine

American philanthropist Bill Middendorf has helped return a painting to its former home. A 15th century portrait of Spanish noble …

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Major UK funder signals new funding focus on climate and tackling inequality

10 October 2020
Alliance magazine

Major UK funder Esmée Fairbairn has announced a new grantmaking strategy that will respond to some of the challenges of …

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EFC, DAFNE mark European Day of Foundations and Donors

8 October 2020
Alliance magazine

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and Donor and Foundations Network in Europe (DAFNE) marked the European Day of Foundations and …

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Alliance magazine and NPQ launch exclusive JOINT SUBSCRIPTION offer

7 October 2020
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Alliance magazine and Nonprofit Quarterly are offering a one year, digital-only subscription to BOTH for only $69 USD – 40 …

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Strong case for philanthropic intervention in cold chains for food, says new report

6 October 2020
Alliance magazine

A new report by the Carbon Trust, commissioned by the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme (K-CEP) outlines the challenge of reducing …

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New report: Untapped potential of impact investing

4 October 2020
Alliance magazine

Though almost 90 per cent of foundations are interested in impact investing, according to a recent Foundation Source survey, few …

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European AI Fund launches, opens proposals for €1 million in grants

3 October 2020
Elika Roohi

A group of national, regional and international foundations working in Europe have partnered to launch the European Artificial Intelligence Fund, …