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African Development Bank raises landmark $3 billion for COVID-19

31 March 2020
Alliance magazine

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social …

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Civil society groups to receive COVID-19 funding via London Community Response

31 March 2020
Alliance magazine

Philanthropy groups in London have joined in with the many foundations around the world that are taking steps to make …

Opinion

How can funders help local charities through the COVID-19 outbreak?

31 March 2020
Nicola Pritchard

In a crisis like this, the places where we live become more important than ever. Most immediately, coordinating protection and …

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CAF emergency fund to support struggling charities through coronavirus crisis

30 March 2020
Alliance magazine

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched an emergency fund for small charities and organisations as they battle the effects …

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Mark Zuckerberg commits $25 million to COVID-19 research, $100 million to journalism support

30 March 2020
Alliance magazine

Mark Zuckerberg announced that he would be contributing $25 million via the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to research for therapies and …

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$3 million fund to bring global ideas addressing health impacts of climate change to the US

28 March 2020
Alliance magazine

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RJWF) has issued a new call for proposals to bring the most impactful ideas from around …

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Julia and Hans Rausing commit £16.5 million to tackle COVID-19

27 March 2020
Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan

Philanthropists Julia and Hans Rausing announced that they are giving £16.5 million to charities and causes in the United Kingdom …

Opinion

Philanthropy cannot self-isolate, and good ideas should never be quarantined

27 March 2020
Massimo Lapucci

We are inundated, and appalled, every day with images, data and words all describing the horrific impact that this outbreak …

Practical advice

Responding to the Coronavirus crisis – lessons from ACF’s Stronger Foundations initiative

27 March 2020
Max Rutherford

Over the last 18 months, the Association of Charitable Foundation’s Stronger Foundations initiative has sought to help UK-based charitable foundations …

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European philanthropy foundations pledge flexibility in face of COVID-19 crisis

26 March 2020
Alliance magazine

European infrastructure bodies Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) and the European Foundation Centre (EFC) have released a statement …

Opinion

Social movements in times of pandemic: the moment for philanthropy has arrived

26 March 2020
Romy Krämer, Graciela Hopstein and Halima Mahomed

The global Corona pandemic might very well be the biggest crisis of our lifetime. The current situation has the potential …

Practical advice

COVID-19 doesn’t need to slow you down

25 March 2020
Kris Putnam-Walkerly

In the past week, I’ve heard a dozen examples of philanthropists who dramatically slowed or halted their work because of …