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My dream for philanthropy: more trust and support for youth-led groups

1 Solomon Tawanda Ndondo 3 September 2021

Starting an organization as a young person with passion and drive is one of the most difficult yet rewarding experiences. When I started Africa Rise Foundation, which empowers young people to obtain quality education and …


It’s time to change the future of funding for youth action

Vanessa Stevens, Elisa Novoa, Freya Seath and Sonya Friel 26 August 2021

This year’s International Youth Day provided an opportunity to recognize how young people have endured the pandemic and to celebrate their actions for community recovery and resilience. It was also a call to the global community …


Technology and the democratisation of philanthropy

Technology and the democratisation of philanthropy

Cor Hoekstra 5 July 2021

The philanthropic community has truly world-changing financial resources. Imagine if its technology infrastructure were equally robust. As a small-scale philanthropist, I’m all too familiar with the barriers and inefficiencies faced by both nonprofits and smaller …

Business of Philanthropy: Baroness Valerie Amos

Alliance magazine 20 June 2021

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with Baroness Valerie Amos, the Master of …

What is the 2030 agenda for foundation asset management?

Tobias M. Karow 13 June 2021

In Germany, the asset management of foundations is facing a serious problem: Due to their innate risk-adversity and regulatory tendencies, foundations and NPOs never had to watch out for anything else than bonds. Even today, …

Wealthy millennials less engaged by giving appeals, finds new research

Alliance magazine 27 April 2021

New research reveals that the charity sector might be at risk of losing a generation of wealthy millennial givers. The study, which was produced by Beacon Collaborative, found that generalist fundraising approaches don’t engage this …

Business of Philanthropy: H.E. Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi

Alliance magazine 11 April 2021

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, …

Big tech giants are the new polluters

Rien van Gendt 14 March 2021

Sustainability is what we want to achieve as investment funds, right? If so, shouldn’t we be leaving BigTech stocks – companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google – out of our portfolios? We surely need …

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

Alliance magazine 13 March 2021

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Chairman of …

Fixing the plumbing: from shared data to shared imagination

Geoff Mulgan 2 February 2021

This is a fascinating time for philanthropy, with so many very intense short-term pressures. But there is also a hunger to address long term challenges, which are not so hard to see: dealing with social …