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Interview: Fran Perrin, Founder of Indigo Trust and 360Giving

Alliance magazine 13 November 2018

In this podcast, We’re joined by the philanthropist and social entrepreneur, Fran Perrin. Fran is the founder and director of the Indigo Trust, one of a network of 18 trusts established by Sainsbury family members …


Alliance Breakfast Club: #MuslimPhilanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 30 October 2018

Alliance magazine’s Breakfast Club was hosted by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation on a bright, yet freezing London morning. The audience was illuminated by a thought-provoking and powerful panel on Muslim philanthropy, with speakers Fozia Irfan …


Muslim philanthropy comes of age

1 Charles Keidan 4 September 2018

Unlocking a huge untapped potential for giving There is general agreement that we don’t know as much as we’d like to know about Muslim philanthropy, a phenomenon broadly defined as giving ‘of any kind, which …

Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads

Tariq Cheema 4 September 2018

The successful melding of new models of giving with practices embedded in Islamic tradition has the potential to reap rewards for society on a global scale Today, there are an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims, constituting …

The untapped potential of Muslim giving

1 Yunus Sola 4 September 2018

A bold future beckons for the worldwide impact of Muslim philanthropy if the Islamic community has the determination to answer some urgent questions Almost a quarter of the world’s population are giving money, charity, alms …

Global updates

Alliance magazine 4 September 2018

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the September 2018 issue of Alliance: The Americas Carson out of SVCF New picture of Colombian foundation sector NoVo puts $34m into Radical Hope PSJP …

Growing ambition in a shrinking space: Hungary’s community foundations after the election

Tamás Scsaurszki 21 August 2018

Community foundations offer signs of hope despite growing official repression of civil society. Hungary’s general elections in April gave (once again) a constitutional majority to the ruling coalition government and a green light to pursue …

How we grew a field: The Rothschild Foundation and the development of Jewish Studies in Europe

Robin Nobel 7 August 2018

As philanthropy professionals, we have long grown accustomed to ‘measuring our impact.’ Equally, though, we have come to be haunted by impact’s dark shadow side: attribution. How can foundation staff ever be certain that their …

Philanthropy to Israel and Palestine – it’s time to change the framing

4 Nora Lester Murad 24 July 2018

Earlier this year, Alliance Magazine set out to highlight philanthropy in the Israeli-Palestinian context as part of its special feature on Diaspora philanthropy. Short portraits of prominent Jewish philanthropists who support Israel – including Sheldon Adelson, …

#LiftUpPhilanthropy Webinar

Alliance magazine 17 July 2018

Alliance magazine and global philanthropy infrastructure network WINGS teamed up to host a webinar, focusing on how to #LiftUpPhilanthropy. #LiftUpPhilanthropy is a strategic, global campaign to highlight the value of philanthropy support and development, and to …