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#ERNOP2019: Philanthropy in the spotlight?

Alliance magazine 23 July 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s Ernop Conference in Basel. The conference gathered scholars from various disciplines sharing a motivation to discuss the achievements of philanthropy in the present day, …


Breaking Boundaries: Coverage from the 2019 AVPN Annual Conference

Alliance magazine 9 July 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s AVPN Annual Conference in Singapore. Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference brought together a diverse group of funders and resource providers …


Energy, curiosity and urgent questions on the AVPN agenda

Andrew Milner 9 July 2019

The 2019 AVPN conference in Singapore put its cards firmly on the table from the start. The focus would be on big themes: education, gender equality, hunger and malnutrition, and climate change – most of …

International currents at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim

Andrew Milner 11 June 2019

As part of Deutscher Stiftungstag 2019 in Mannheim, the Association of German Foundations ran a series of English-language sessions to introduce an international perspective to the country’s foundation sector. The general conference theme of democracy …

Liberté, égalité, philanthropie – EFC AGA 2019

Alliance magazine 29 May 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s European Foundation Centre conference in Paris, France. We’d like to thank the following contributors: Barry Hoolwerf ERNOP, Dea Vidović Kultura Nova Foundation, Deniz Baskan Sabanci Foundation, Hanna Stähle DAFNE, Liisa Suvikumpu Council of …

What we can learn from the latest International Giving trends?

Amy McGoldrick 21 May 2019

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has now released almost ten years’ worth of data on giving behaviour via its World Giving Index (WGI). The findings of this index ignite conversations about giving and generosity in …

Coverage from Council on Foundations’ Leading Together Conference 2019

Alliance magazine 7 May 2019

Alliance is proud to have been part of the media coverage for this year’s Council on Foundation’s annual conference in Miami, Florida. Leading Together 2019 brought thought leaders together to engage in provocative conversations about the issues, challenges, …

Coverage from EDGE Funders Annual Conference & Global Philanthropy Forum 2019

Alliance magazine 16 April 2019

Alliance is pleased to provide media coverage for this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum in Redwood City, California and the EDGE Funders Annual conference in Ri De Janeiro. Coverage of the events are provided by: Bottom up vs …

The 2018 AVPN Conference, Singapore, 4-7 June 2018

Andrew Milner 19 June 2018

The social and environmental problems we’re facing will require far more resources than we have so far put into them. As a rough indicator, estimates of money to meet the Sustainable Development Goals are eye-watering. …

Philanthropy infrastructure under the microscope

1 Charles Keidan 3 April 2018

Why won’t foundations pay more, or in some cases, pay anything, for the infrastructure which exists to help and serve them? And what can be done to change that? That was the core challenge debated …