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Funders will need to help mental health charities adapt to digital delivery

28 February 2021
Alliance magazine

More funders are recognising the value and importance of digital work, but funder engagement with digital continues to lag behind need as charities struggle to secure money for digital services, particularly in the long-term, according to a new report by think tank New Philanthropy Capital. The report, ‘Digital mental health services: The impact of Covid-19 on young people’s mental health’, reveals how the digital mental health landscape has changed amidst the pandemic, and what challenges …

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New research: digital fundraising key for navigating pandemic

27 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Charitable organisations worldwide are reporting that digital fundraising capabilities and strategic financial planning are among the most crucial skills they need to remain resilient.The findings appear in the sixth volume in a series of reports, Future-Proofing Nonprofits for the Post-Pandemic World, The Voice of Charities Facing COVID-19, Volume 6, released by CAF America to highlight the needs of charitable organisations and inform donor giving strategies. ‘Charities need to be focused on future-proofing themselves for the post-pandemic world,’ said Ted …

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Candid, CSIP launch comprehensive database on philanthropy in India

24 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Candid, in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP), has launched Philanthropy in India, an innovative website that provides the most comprehensive information available on Indian philanthropy. The new database will allow anyone to access the website and discover extensive funding data to support India’s social sector – a new development for Indian philanthropy. India is home to one of the fastest-growing social sectors in the world. Yet, despite its growth in …

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New research studies French philanthropy’s response to pandemic

22 February 2021
Elika Roohi

New research from PSSP (Philanthropy & Social Sciences Program) in France released this week explores the flexibility and collaboration between philanthropic actors in the French sector in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The research paper, titled ‘All United Against the Virus’, was co-authored by Nicolas Duvoux and Remi Guillem and looks specifically at the collaboration between Fondation de France, the Fondation AP-HP, and the Pasteur Institute. Between March and early summer 2020, these three …

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Winners of $3m Climate Breakthrough Awards awards announced

20 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Mohamed Adow, the Director of Power Shift Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, and Nicole Rycroft, the Executive Director of Canopy in …

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Two pledges from South Korean billionaires to donate half of wealth

18 February 2021
Alliance magazine

South Korea has seen some announcements of big philanthropy this month, with tech billionaire Brian Kim, founder of the Kakao …

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New report: the UK could become a leading centre for international philanthropy

14 February 2021
Alliance magazine

A major new report by Beacon Collaborative calls for the UK to seize an estimated £180 billion global opportunity to …

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Membership scheme launched for Alliance readers

12 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine have launched a new membership scheme provide real opportunities for participation, give members the chance to help shape …

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Donors of Color Network pledge will shift millions to minority-led environmental justice groups

11 February 2021
Alliance magazine

The cross-racial community of donors and movement leaders, Donors of Color Network, have announced the launch of their campaign to …

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Pooled funder African Visionary Fund commits $1m in core support to African-led organisations

10 February 2021
Alliance magazine

African Visionary Fund – a pooled fund with support from partners such as the King Baudouin Foundation US, Segal Family …

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Research finds law firms champion pro bono amidst global health crisis

9 February 2021
Alliance magazine

Nearly 4 million hours of legal pro bono were completed globally last year, with lawyers dedicating an average of 26.3 …

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Compagnia di San Paolo announces €500 million, facility to manage DAFs

7 February 2021
Alliance magazine

The Italian foundation of banking origin Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo intends to allocate €500 million over the next four …

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New appointments from Clean Air Fund signal ambitions for grantmaking, partnerships

5 February 2021
Alliance magazine

The Clean Air Fund, a philanthropic organisation working globally to empower funders, researchers, policymakers and campaigners to deliver clean air …