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Facing the global pandemic: Dispatches from Alliance’s global editorial advisory board

Alliance magazine 24 March 2020

This has been an extraordinary and terrifying week as countries around the world face up to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we have repurposed a conversation between a global group of members from …

#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, …

On their own ground

Mónica Alemán 3 March 2020

If you want to build strong partnerships with Indigenous people, you have to approach them as equals and on their terms Machu Picchu in Peru, Teotihuacan in Mexico, or Tikal in Guatemala: what do these …

Relationships first, money after

Manaia King 3 March 2020

Philanthropy can help restore the power and dignity of Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, but it takes more than writing cheques, having meetings and making the right noises ‘He aha te mea nui o te …

Indigenous voices central to philanthropic progress

Charles Keidan 3 March 2020

Indigenous Peoples encompass more than 475 million people in over 90 countries and their territories cover almost a quarter of the world’s land surface. They are critical to the sustainable management of natural resources, the …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 3 March 2020

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the December 2019 issue of Alliance: The Americas Partnership With Native Americans Announces Joshua Arce as new president and CEO Results of global family …

Double advantage: To be effective, Indigenous peoples’ movement must give women a greater role

Rukka Sombolinggi 25 February 2020

Even within Indigenous peoples’ movements, Indigenous women sometimes still struggle to make their voices heard. When I got married my husband, Mansur Labada, forbade me to make money. I was pregnant with our third child …

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 …

A message to Foundations: take your front door to Indigenous peoples

1 Alliance magazine 11 February 2020

Whakarongo! Kia ora koutou katoa Alliance’s special focus on Indigenous philanthropy worldwide kicks off in Aotearoa New Zealand with a conversation led by Dr Chelsea Grootveld of the J R McKenzie Trust and the Tindall …

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 …