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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 Annaul 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 …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #Peacebuilding

Amy McGoldrick 2 July 2019

Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) opened its doors and welcomed attendees to Alliance magazine’s latest Breakfast Club on peace-building on a bright summer’s morning. ‘I suspect there are a few of us who would say that …

#NextPhilanthropy: Global and local views on the state of philanthropy

Alliance magazine 25 June 2019

#NextPhilanthropy and Alliance magazine host a panel at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim exploring global and local views on the state of philanthropy. Chaired by Alliance magazine editor Charles Keidan, this session …

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 …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 4 June 2019

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2019 issue of Alliance: The Americas Kresge first foundation to sign diversity pledge Are charities ready for the future of giving? RPA …

Peace philanthropy has failed the people of Gaza

Charles Keidan 4 June 2019

A decade ago, I visited the Gaza Strip. It was a few months after the end of Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s military attempt to contain the Palestinian group Hamas. Few private foundations had travelled to …

In search of peaceful development

2 Lauren Bradford, Hope Lyons and Rasha Sansur 4 June 2019

Working in the field of peace and conflict resolution involves a particular set of demands. Funders need to be aware and willing to meet them Lebanon, Syria, Rwanda, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Vietnam, Kashmir – …

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 …