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Asia Philanthropy Congress: a space to explore the future of the region’s giving amid rapid growth

Elika Roohi 29 November 2022

A new space for philanthropy across Asia to gather – the first Asia Philanthropy Congress took place in Tokyo, Japan, on 19 November 2022 bringing together philanthropists, NGO leaders, practitioners, and others interested in what …


Alliance event: Crisis, reaction and resilience

Amy McGoldrick 22 November 2022

Philanthropy is often an early responder. The first and urgent task is relief, but what can philanthropy do to build resilience against future shocks before and after crises? When the world’s attention moves on, what …


Nordic Foundations Conference 2022

Alliance magazine 15 November 2022

Nordic Foundation Conference 2022 explored the role and opportunities for the Nordic Foundations, to leverage the Environment, Social, and Governance structures, in building a sustainable society. What are some of the insights from foundations already working actively with the ESG …

Look Up – Look North: Stepping up on ESG. Igniting the potential

Andrew Milner 15 November 2022

In their annual conference in Copenhagen in November, the Nordic foundations grappled with the notion of ESG and what it means for their donations, their investments and their footprints. The grouping of the three may …

Alliance event: Leadership in philanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 25 October 2022

Amidst intersecting and worldwide crises, the need for effective leadership in philanthropy has never been more important. What kind of leadership do we want? And how can we attract those leaders? Alliance hosted a global …

UKCF Conference 2022: Foundations for the future

Alliance magazine 20 October 2022

Over three days delegates and speakers from the UK and around the world explored the challenges facing our communities and how local philanthropy can drive and support change both now and in the future. To …

LGT’s Giving in the GCC event: Gulf philanthropy is focusing on long-term impact

Heba Abou Shnief 18 October 2022

A report by LGT Private Banking and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School shows rising wealth in the GCC translating into more strategic philanthropic practices. And an expert …

Brazilian Philanthropy Forum 2022

Alliance magazine 20 September 2022

Philanthropy is increasing its presence in the Brazilian news and society demands commitment and results. There has been a move forward, solutions were accelerated through connections and challenged the saying ‘alone you go fast and …

Alliance event: Decolonising philanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 20 September 2022

Over the past few years, the term decolonising philanthropy has come to prominence. But what does it mean? Is it only applicable to those places where there is a legacy of European settlement imposed on …

Alliance digital event: Climate finance and philanthropy: beyond carbon offsets

Amy McGoldrick 16 September 2022

Institutional philanthropy is in a significant moment of change. It is vitally important to think about the opportunities for foundations for strategies that go beyond carbon emissions. In this event, we partnered with Mercer to …