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The power of girls: six lessons for funders who support them

11 October 2019
Corey Oser

Today is International Day of the Girl, and this year’s theme, ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable,’ offers an inspiring reminder to …

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UK foundations increase giving in 2019 despite fall in income

10 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Almost two-thirds of the top 300 foundations increased their grant-making in real-terms in 2017/18. However, the majority of those increasing …

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Debate sparked between MEPs and philanthropists on Idea of single market philanthropy

10 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Members of European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee and stakeholders from philanthropy, …

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UNICEF and Islamic Development Bank launch global Muslim philanthropy fund

9 October 2019
Alliance magazine

The Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children (GMPFC), is the first organisation focused on Muslim giving, to be launched by …

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

8 October 2019
Alliance magazine

As we approach the 2019 EVPA Annual Cnference next month, we hope to be able to share the topics and …

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Alliance magazine is launching a membership scheme in 2020 – let us know what you think

8 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Alliance magazine is launching a membership scheme in 2020. With a readership of over 25,000 worldwide, Alliance provides a platform …

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Philanthropy bodies criticise Bill Gates for Modi award

7 October 2019
Charles Keidan

The world’s leading philanthropist, Bill Gates, is facing growing criticism from the philanthropic sector for his decision to give an …

Opinion

Would donors be alarmed if they knew how much charities spent on foreign exchange fees?

6 October 2019
Curtis Noble

Exactly 10 years ago, the ‘Better FX’ guide attempted to tackle the common pitfalls INGOs faced when managing their FX …

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Frank Aswani announced as new CEO of AVPA

5 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Frank Aswani has assumed his position as the new African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA) CEO.  Aswani is expected to bring …

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Melinda Gates pledges $1 billion towards promoting gender equality

4 October 2019
Alliance magazine

Melinda Gates has pledged $1 billion to expanding women’s power and influence in the US over the next 10 years. …

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New report calls on sector to take action on diversity, equity and inclusion

3 October 2019
Alliance magazine

The foundation sector is not sufficiently diverse and needs to take action to improve its own diversity, equity and inclusion …

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£10m funding from Wolfson for adolescent mental health research

3 October 2019
Alliance magazine

The Wolfson Foundation recently gave £10 million for the establishment of The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health, a …