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Luminate awards Media Legal Defence Initiative $1.25 million to protect press freedom

18 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Global philanthropic organisation Luminate today announced funding of $1.25 million to the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), as part of its efforts to support independent media around the world and strengthen press freedom. MLDI provides legal support in more than 90 countries for journalists, bloggers and independent media organisations that face civil or criminal cases for their reporting – often intended as major operational and financial distractions from their mission. Nishant Lalwani, Director of Independent …

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Which session at the 2019 AVPN Conference would you most like to read about?

17 June 2019
Alliance magazine

As we approach the annual AVPN conference next week, 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. We would love to hear which conference sessions you would be most interested in reading about. Please cast your vote below. One of our team will attend the session with the most votes and a full report will …

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New report reveals Big Society Capital made £90 million of new commitments in 2018

16 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Big Society Capital has released its latest Annual Review covering the year 2018, revealing £90 million of new commitments were …

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EFC and Vladimir Potanin Foundation launch philanthropic leadership platform

14 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The EFC is launching a new philanthropy leadership exchange programme in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. The first edition …

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Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #Peacebuilding

11 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to discuss peace-building and …

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German foundations edge towards joint action on climate change and gender equality

10 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The German Association of Foundations has endorsed collective action on climate change and gender equality during its annual meeting held …

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Foundations partner to improve standards of care for children in Vietnam

10 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The Lorinet Foundation in partnership with the Octava Foundation, are providing funding to enable the rollout of a successful pilot …

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Jack Ma reappointed as United Nations SDG Advocate

8 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Philanthropist and co-founder of the Alibaba group has been reappointed to the UN’s panel of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates. …

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Founders commit further $16 million to Freedom Fund

7 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The Freedom Fund announced the Fund’s three founders – Minderoo Foundation’s Walk Free initiative, Legatum Foundation and Humanity United – …

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German philanthropy award celebrates community foundations

6 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The 2019 German funders award has been given to the German community foundation movement. It is the first time the …

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Peace building is lowest priority for social change funders according to major new survey

6 June 2019
Alliance magazine

The early results from a survey called ‘Philanthropy for a safe, healthy and just world’ have been published in the …