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Opinion

What COVID-19 has taught us about technology and the key things we’ve learnt

28 June 2020
Matthew Green

If somebody had said at the start of the year that we’d find ourselves in the middle of a global …

News

Alwaleed Philanthropies, Saudi government launch ‘Maharat’ app for childhood development

27 June 2020
Alliance magazine

Saudi funder Alwaleed Philanthropies, together with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, are launching a platform to assess …

Opinion

Foundations and trade unions: The time is right for greater collaboration

26 June 2020
Keiran Goddard

New research confirms that there is little formalised trade union presence within foundation governance structures, despite so many shared areas …

News

Benban solar park in Egypt receives $4 billion in funding

25 June 2020
Alliance magazine

Egypt’s Benban park, a 37 square kilometre solar park in Aswan desert with over seven million photovoltaic panels, has received …

News

Centre for Strategic Philanthropy established at University of Cambridge Judge Business School

24 June 2020
Alliance magazine

A new Centre for Strategic Philanthropy has been established at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. The Centre will …

Practical advice

Facilitate development from below and from within: Seven practice-based recommendations for philanthropists

23 June 2020
Fons van der Velden and Ntombi Nyathi

World Bank data indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cause the first increase in global poverty since 1998. …

News

Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society releases 2020 Doing Good Index

22 June 2020
Alliance magazine

The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), a Hong Kong-based research and advisory organisation, has released its annual Doing …

Opinion

Is the #BlackLivesMatter movement moving you to move money differently?

22 June 2020
Segun Olowookere

The current Black Lives Matters movement, as well as other social movements, are highlighting where funding gaps are in the …

Practical advice

Crisis demands strong non-profit boards

22 June 2020
Pam Cannell

In times of crisis, the strength of a nonprofit board can be a determining factor in an organization’s survival. As …

News

Global impact investing platform Bamboo Capital Partners forms Latin American Board of Directors

21 June 2020
Alliance magazine

Impact investing platform Bamboo Capital Partners has formed a new Latin America Board of Directors. The Board will support Bamboo’s …

Opinion

If this crisis is an opportunity, how do we seize it? – Part 2

20 June 2020
Harvey Koh and Laura Amaya

In our previous blog, we explained that crises help to create windows of opportunity for systemic change, and that the …

Opinion

Build back better: A role for philanthropic scaffolding

19 June 2020
Avila Kilmurray and Martin O'Brien

Philanthropy has a responsibility to respond to the inequalities revealed by COVID-19 and graphically underlined by the killing of George …