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With Amsterdam’s new Centre for Grantmaking Research, opportunities for study open

18 March 2021
Pamala Wiepking

Unrestricted funding enables grantees to respond flexibly in times of crisis, helping them to build sustainable and resilient organisations, and …


Today’s conservation challenges are bigger than any one solution – or funder

17 March 2021
Chuck Cooper

The world is experiencing two closely related crises that threaten our way of life: the climate and biodiversity crises. The …


New podcast from Philanthropy Roundtable will challenge cancel culture

16 March 2021
Alliance magazine

American philanthropy infrastructure organisation Philanthropy Roundtable has launched a podcast called ‘Can We Talk About It’ that seeks to challenge …


Funder Safeguarding Collaborative launches, aims to prevent abuse and exploitation

16 March 2021
Alliance magazine

The Funder Safeguarding Collaborative – a new funders collaboration made up of Comic Relief, Global Fund for Children, The National …


Social Innovation in Central & Eastern Europe: Why we should all go back to the Future – but this time with impact

15 March 2021
Bistra Kumbaroska and Christina Forster

27 January 2021 was a striking day for us. On that day, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, founded in …


Big tech giants are the new polluters

14 March 2021
Rien van Gendt

Sustainability is what we want to achieve as investment funds, right? If so, shouldn’t we be leaving BigTech stocks – …


Business of Philanthropy: H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

13 March 2021
Alliance magazine

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic …


Harnessing the power of philanthropy to support mental health during Covid-19

12 March 2021
Byron Bitanihirwe

As the nature of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to evolve, a number of socio-economic and public health vulnerabilities have been …


African philanthropy is emerging as a force. How can it increase support to African NGOs?

11 March 2021
Jan Schwier, Maddie Holland, Soa Andrian and Siyasanga Hayi-Charters

When the first confirmed sub-Saharan Africa case of Covid-19 was detected in Nigeria in February 2020, many African governments moved …


Andrew Steer named President and CEO of $10 billion Bezos Earth Fund

10 March 2021
Elika Roohi

Andrew Steer, who currently serves as CEO of the environmental non-profit World Resources Institute, will join the Bezos Earth Fund …

Practical advice

How to invest in narrative competency and combat toxic polarisation

9 March 2021
Julia Roig and Melanie Greenberg

In part one of this series, we argued for why philanthropy should invest in narrative competency to help combat toxic …


MacKenzie Scott remarries, news is announced through husband’s Giving Pledge letter

8 March 2021
Elika Roohi

MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist and ex-wife of billionaire Jeff Bezos, has married Dan Jewett, a high school science teacher who has …