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#EVPA20: Building Alliances for Impact

Alliance magazine 29 September 2020

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s EVPA Annual Conference. This year’s event was dedicated towards ‘Building Alliances for Impact’ and brought together practitioners from Europe and across the …


Alliance webinar: Should philanthropy be more open about its investments?

Amy McGoldrick 29 September 2020

As part of Alliance’s 13-week focus on foundation investments (take a look at our new issue on the topic if you haven’t had the chance), last week we hosted a webinar on investment transparency, kindly …


#EVPA2020: The magnifying glass

Andrew Milner 29 September 2020

COVID-19 has acted as a magnifying glass, said EVPA board chair in his keynote speech opening the Association’s 16th annual conference. It has exposed the limits of our socio-economic systems. Even the Netherlands with its …

2020 Forum Virtual Conference

Alliance magazine 28 July 2020

United Philanthropy Forum’s Virtual Conference brought together people from philanthropy associations and networks—philanthropy-serving organisations (PSOs) that play a key role in advancing, informing and supporting the field. This year organisations throughout the network highlighted their …

Alliance webinar: Social movements philanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 30 June 2020

With physical events still unsafe for the foreseeable future, Alliance hosted a webinar to facilitate an in-depth conversation on social movements philanthropy with the new issue’s three guest editors: Halima Mahomed, Romy Kraemer and Graciela …

#AVPN2020: Harnessing the power of networks for good

Alliance magazine 16 June 2020

The 8th annual AVPN Conference focused on the impact that networks can bring to scale solutions and advance global agendas. The virtual conference explored themes such as gender, climate action, nutrition and health, with a …

If not now, when?

Andrew Milner 16 June 2020

The power of networks was the official theme of AVPN’s virtual 2020 conference, but, inevitably there was another theme too – the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. It has torn up our intellectual maps and …

#NextPhilanthropy: What have we learned, and what’s next in global philanthropy?

Amy McGoldrick 10 March 2020

The end of February saw Alliance hosting Next Philanthropy’s first ever London event, amidst both literal and metaphorical storms of change. Next Philanthropy, initiated by the German Association of Foundations (BDS) in partnership with Alliance, …

Curation with a conscience: Risk, impact and decision making in philanthropy

Alliance magazine 18 February 2020

Curation with a Conscience: Risk, Impact and Decision Making in Philanthropy, hosted by I.G. Advisors and GlobalGiving aimed to challenge, question, and expand collective thinking about how we give and who we give to, and …

Coverage from PEXForum 2020

Alliance magazine 4 February 2020

Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXForum 2020 – is the first Europe-wide flagship event which brings together 120+ leaders and experts from national, regional and European philanthropy support organisations. PEXForum 2020 aimed to provide a …