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The chance to end AIDS is a once in a generation opportunity

30 November 2018
Frank Beadle de Palomo

‘The prevailing discourse on ending AIDS has bred a dangerous complacency and may have hastened the weakening of global resolve …

Conference reports

Values in trusts and foundations

29 November 2018
James Fitzpatrick, Melanie Griffiths and Fozia Irfan

A few weeks on, we’ve been reflecting on the issues raised in the session on trust and foundation values that …


Cause for concern: A World AIDS Day account of philanthropic funding

29 November 2018
John Barnes

In our report, published in the lead up to World AIDS Day 2018, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) finds that …


Seven reasons to be proud of the UK’s global response to HIV – and one word of warning

28 November 2018
Kate Harrison

As we approach the thirtieth anniversary of World AIDS Day it’s time to be reflective. What role has the UK …


African philanthropy for Africa is the future

27 November 2018
Tony K Ansah Jr

There has been large amounts of charity, donations, and philanthropy going to and from Africa post-colonial era for decades. Those …

Conference reports

Reflections from impact investing in Asia: a diverse and dynamic market

26 November 2018
Philo Alto

This month, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), Asia Value Advisors, and BNP Paribas Hong Kong, co-hosted the event, ‘Impact Investing in …

Practical advice

The importance of mentorship: women who have led me

25 November 2018
Karen DeTemple

Mentors are, and will continue to be, a powerful network that have supported me as I have built my fundraising …


Royal philanthropy is a poor form of trickle-down economics

24 November 2018
Sandy Biar

The Royals are well known for their involvement with charitable causes, including Children’s HIV Foundations, Cancer Research, the Red Cross …


Investment in donor-advised giving funds increases by a third

23 November 2018
Alliance magazine

Philanthropists invested almost £500m in donor-advised giving funds in 2016-17, a 33 per cent increase on the previous year. According …


Charities should be thankful for royal philanthropy

22 November 2018
Kim Roberts

The Royal Family are an incredible force for good when it comes to supporting charities. Royal patronage adds status to …


Oak Foundation hires diplomat as its next President

21 November 2018
Alliance magazine

Oak Foundation has announced the appointment of Douglas Griffiths as the new President of Oak Foundation. Griffiths said, ‘I’m inspired …


The value of royal philanthropy

20 November 2018
Dame Martina Milburn DCVO

Why do philanthropists put their faith – and their finance – in charities with royal founders and patrons? There are, …