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Tanzanian philanthropy sector still dependent on external funding

9 August 2018
Alliance magazine

Tanzanian NGOs remain heavily dependent on funding from external sources, says new research commissioned jointly by the Foundation for Civil …


Reflections on the state of civil society in South Africa

8 August 2018
Judith Mtsewu

It was Albert Einstein who said that ‘in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity,’ and it is a sentiment that …


Social entrepreneurs bridge cultural gaps in response to some of the biggest socio-economic challenges

7 August 2018
Alliance magazine

Twenty social entrepreneurs, originating from diverse communities in Europe and North America, participated in the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship week …


UKIP to join forces with Steve Bannon’s Foundation for far right

6 August 2018
Alliance magazine

UKIP has pledged to join forces with Steve Bannon’s new Foundation to boost the European far right movement. Steve Bannon, …


How philanthropy adds value to India’s effort to achieve SDGs

5 August 2018
Heather Grady

How can philanthropy leverage its specialised resources to effectively contribute to India’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) implementation? This was the …


Ise Bosch releases new book: Transformative Philanthropy – Giving with Trust

4 August 2018
Alliance magazine

Together with co-authors Justus Eisfeld and Claudia Bollwinkel, Ise Bosch’s new book reflects on ten years of holistic grant making …

Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts and Longleigh Foundation appoint new directors

3 August 2018
Alliance magazine

The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (SFCT) have announced the appointment of Robert Bell as its new Director. Rob succeeds Alan …


The Future of Philanthropy part three: a growing philanthropic oligarchy

2 August 2018
James Alexander

In terms of creating more philanthropic impact, two cross-cutting ideas surfaced repeatedly in the Future of Philanthropy report – digital …


Landmark philanthropic summit calls for more support to end violence against girls and women

1 August 2018
Alliance magazine

NoVo Foundation, Oak Foundation, Unbound Philanthropy and Ariadne teamed up to convene From Violence to a Place of Power to explore …

Godfrey Mwindaare announced as second partner for Aavishkaar Africa Fund

31 July 2018
Alliance magazine

Aavishkaar Intellecap Group, has announced the appointment of Godfrey Mwindaare as the second partner for the Aavishkaar Africa Fund (AAF) …

Conference reports

Forum Annual Conference 2018: Building common ground

30 July 2018
Niamani Mutima

Philanthropy is a verb. By its very nature, it helps to build a common ground where we can push back …


Identifiable victims: why don’t we care enough about BIG complex stuff…?

29 July 2018
Bernard Ross

Maybe like me you were in one sense glad to see the attention the Thai boys trapped in the cave …