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Survey: What has had the greatest impact on philanthropy over the last 25 years?

6 April 2021
Alliance magazine

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations, we want to know your views on the greatest philanthropic initiatives over the …

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Ford Foundation commits $15 million to Black Feminist Fund

1 April 2021
Elika Roohi

The Ford Foundation has announced a commitment of $15 million to launch a new philanthropic fund focused on efforts to …

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After Covid year, new safeguarding framework for foundations

28 March 2021
Alliance magazine

The Association of Charitable Foundations and the Funder Safeguarding Collaborative (FSC) have launched a new safeguarding framework for foundations. The framework, which …

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Ariadne publish 2021 forecast for European social change and human rights funders

25 March 2021
Alliance magazine

Ariadne Network have published the 2021 Forecast for European Social Change and Human Rights Funders. This year the report looks …

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Giving grew more than 10 per cent in 2020 thanks to small donors

23 March 2021
Alliance magazine

In the United States, charitable giving grew 10.6 per cent in 2020 driven by the increased need during the Covid-19 …

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ERNOP seminar series aims to bridge gap between study and practice in philanthropy

22 March 2021
Alliance magazine

The European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP) has launched an event series aiming to bridge the academic-practice divide in philanthropy. …

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Dutch government launches €24m programme to develop community philanthropy

20 March 2021
Alliance magazine

The Dutch government, in partnership with a consortium of four organisations including the Africa Philanthropy Network, Kenya Community Development Foundation, …

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With Amsterdam’s new Centre for Grantmaking Research, opportunities for study open

18 March 2021
Pamala Wiepking

Unrestricted funding enables grantees to respond flexibly in times of crisis, helping them to build sustainable and resilient organisations, and …

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New podcast from Philanthropy Roundtable will challenge cancel culture

16 March 2021
Alliance magazine

American philanthropy infrastructure organisation Philanthropy Roundtable has launched a podcast called ‘Can We Talk About It’ that seeks to challenge …

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Funder Safeguarding Collaborative launches, aims to prevent abuse and exploitation

16 March 2021
Alliance magazine

The Funder Safeguarding Collaborative – a new funders collaboration made up of Comic Relief, Global Fund for Children, The National …

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Andrew Steer named President and CEO of $10 billion Bezos Earth Fund

10 March 2021
Elika Roohi

Andrew Steer, who currently serves as CEO of the environmental non-profit World Resources Institute, will join the Bezos Earth Fund …

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MacKenzie Scott remarries, news is announced through husband’s Giving Pledge letter

8 March 2021
Elika Roohi

MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist and ex-wife of billionaire Jeff Bezos, has married Dan Jewett, a high school science teacher who has …