Interview Alliance magazine 10 April 2021

Business of Philanthropy: HRH Prince Charles

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with HRH The Prince of Wales. The …

Opinion John Barnes and Kali Lindsey 9 April 2021

A call for coordination: philanthropy’s response to Covid-19, HIV, and systemic inequalities

The challenges presented by Covid-19 are not new to people living with, or at risk of HIV. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) and Black, Indigenous and people of Colour (BIPOC) communities in the …

Letter Regi 8 April 2021

Help! How do I convince funders to make endowment grants?

Dear Regi,  I am an old timer in the foundation world, so I am intimately familiar with the inherent power imbalance in the funder-grantee relationship. I want to know how we can interest more foundations …

News Alliance magazine 7 April 2021

Ford commits $1bn to unrestricted grants for hundreds of organisation in BUILD initiative

The Ford Foundation today announced an extension of its BUILD Initiative with a pledge of $1 billion. The expansion of the programme will allow it to serve up to 300 grantees with unrestricted funding. The …

Conference Alliance magazine 6 April 2021

Future of Latin American philanthropy

News Alliance magazine 6 April 2021

Survey: What has had the greatest impact on philanthropy over the last 25 years?

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations, we want to know your views on the greatest philanthropic initiatives over the last 25 years. As a part of a survey running this month, we’re asking: Has …

Opinion Gwen Shivers and Pam Savoy-Weaver 5 April 2021

The gift of being heard and working in partnership

It can be easy to invest money in an attempt to fix problems. But money alone can’t build trust or change. That work starts with how you treat people. Fortunately, for the families of Detroit’s …

Practical advice Leslie Pine 4 April 2021

30 lessons in pursuit of deep social impact: leveraging and creatively using resources

There’s a good chance you’ve heard the phrase ‘time, talent, and treasure’ when it comes to philanthropy. Many in the field, including us at TPI, believe that a strategic, holistic approach to philanthropy involves deploying …

Conference reports Livija Rojc Štremfelj 3 April 2021

The right-hand missing problem

Having enjoyed the first ERNOP Science and Society Seminar on Sustaining Voluntary Energy by Professor Lucas Meys from Rotterdam School of Management, I found myself pondering upon the volunteer management situation in Slovenia. If I …

Conference reports Gabriella Civico 2 April 2021

Sustaining volunteer energy when fuel capacity is low

Considering the topic of the first ERNOP Science and Society Seminar, I cannot help noticing that the comparison of volunteers with renewable energy is already there for quite some time. Marian Harkin was a member …