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UNHCR, Islamic Development Bank launch fund for refugees

31 March 2022
Alliance magazine

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHRC), alongside the Islamic Development Bank, has launched the Global Islamic Fund for Refugees – a sustainable and Sharia-compliant fund that will open new Islamic philanthropic support to provide relief for millions of refugees. The fund comes at a time when forced displacement has reached unprecedented levels and become a critical global humanitarian and development crisis. ‘Forced displacement needs are at a record high and continue to rise. No institution alone …

Conference reports

Strategically leveraging corporate resources for social impact

16 June 2020
Amy McGoldrick

Last week AVPN held their 8th Annual Conference, this time entirely virtually, and Alliance asked our readers in a poll for the session you’d like to hear most about. The winner was ‘Strategically leveraging corporate resources for social impact’ – take a look at our conference report below. This session was hosted by Steven Serneels, CEO & board member of EVPA. He spoke to Bruno Roche, the chief economist at Mars; Jae-Ho Choi, general manager …

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What can we learn from a feminist approach to philanthropy?

18 December 2019
Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde and Cleodie Rickard

Funding movements and shifting power to the global south A recent Alliance magazine event on feminist philanthropy saw an excellent panel discuss a broad range of fascinating questions, such as: What is feminist philanthropy? How does it differ from purely funding women and girls? What role do women’s funds play? And how can we achieve gender equality in the philanthropy sector? Here are some key highlights of what we took away from the discussion. How …

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Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #FeministPhilanthropy

24 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club on Thursday 12 December, sponsored by Oxford HR. This means ALL delegates will be able to attend for free to this event, which will be held at the Aga Khan Foundation’s Centre in London for the first time. Debates about power, diversity and equality, and social movements like #MeToo are focusing attention on philanthropy’s role in mainstreaming gender issues, supporting women’s rights and the representation of women …

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Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

17 September 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Charities Aid Foundation to discuss human rights and …

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Watch the Alliance Breakfast Club LIVE on Facebook – 26 June 2019

25 June 2019
Alliance magazine

Watch the Alliance Breakfast Club LIVE on Facebook – 26 June 2019 Alliance magazine is hosting our next Breakfast Club …

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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 …

Conference reports

Out there is in here: the importance of systems awareness

29 April 2019
Caroline Hartnell

Systems change is an area Rethinking Poverty intends to look at in a systematic way, examining some of the key …

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Reflections of an Alliance intern: Advertising philanthropy in an increasingly digital world

21 April 2019
Gabi Kinney

Nearly four short months ago, I hopped on a plane bound for London to complete a semester-long study and intern …

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Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #SystemsChange

11 February 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine, in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation, will be hosting a Breakfast Club in London that discusses Systems Change. This event …

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Breakfast Club on #RoyalPhilanthropy – now streaming live on Facebook

1 February 2019
Alliance magazine

Tune in and take part! Just visit http://www.facebook.com/Alliancemagazine to watch! Panellists and members of the audience will discuss the benefits, …

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Watch the Alliance Breakfast Club live on Facebook – 1 February 2019

31 January 2019
Alliance magazine

In partnership with Philanthropy Age, Alliance magazine is hosting our next Breakfast Club on Royal Philanthropy this Friday 1 February …

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World Bank Group launches $50 billion fund for five-year action plan on climate change

19 January 2019
Alliance magazine

This week, the World Bank Group (WBG) announced its five-year ‘Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience’, set to …