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Opinion Dumiso Gatsha 23 November 2021

Reasonably expecting more from philanthropy

There are days when I find myself crying for no reason. I would normally have difficulty breathing, trying to gather my thoughts and calm myself whilst the tears are gushing out my eyes. I can’t …

News Alliance magazine 22 November 2021

Corporate giving in Pakistan increased by 15% during pandemic, finds report

A new report from the Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy found that between 2019-20, donations from the corporate sector increased by 15 per cent on the previous year, amounting to a sum of almost $94 million. …

Opinion Cassie Robinson 21 November 2021

Community-scale missions need all sectors working together

At the end of June this year, we announced a new funding and support programme – a pilot partnership between The National Lottery Community Fund and IKEA UK. The programme, Places Called Home, aims to …

News Alliance magazine 20 November 2021

Solidarity for Palestinian civil society from 100+ global philanthropies

In an open letter, more than 100 global foundations and donors have expressed solidarity with Palestinian civil society, after six leading human rights organisations were designated as so-called ‘terrorist organisations’ by the Israeli Defense Minister, …

Opinion Seán Coughlan and Douglas Griffiths 19 November 2021

Putting a stop to child sexual abuse before it occurs

The Covid-19 pandemic has put many children at risk of sexual abuse. School closures and lockdown measures confined some with their abusers and left others open to online exploitation due to more time spent on …

Analysis Chris Gee 18 November 2021

Demanding healthy, sustainable and just food environments

How could our food system transform to maximise planetary, human, and animal wellbeing? The problem. Our food system is incompatible with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In Europe, increasing production and excessive promotion …

Opinion Florence Miller and Patricia Cremona 17 November 2021

UK foundation giving to environmental causes is on the up, but still a drop in the ocean

After years of little change, annual giving from UK foundations for environmental work nearly doubled between 2015/16 and 2018/19, a hugely encouraging upswing. At £222 million, annual giving levels still have a long way to …

Conference Report Annmarie McQueen 16 November 2021

Alliance webinar: The future of philanthropy in Asia

Change is inevitable, but what forms will it take? Asian philanthropists pivoted almost immediately to tackle the first wave of the pandemic, reflecting the flexible, innovative and catalytic nature of philanthropy. As funders rise to …

Interview Elika Roohi 16 November 2021 For Subscribers

The climate philanthropy statesman

GLASGOW – The Hewlett Foundation has traditionally been one of the biggest and longstanding funders in the climate philanthropy space, but this year they are asking their board to increase their budget by 40 per …

Interview Alliance magazine 16 November 2021 For Subscribers

On the impact of air pollution: Speaking with the Clean Air Fund at COP26

So far, air pollution has ranked low down the list of climate priorities. Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan met Jane Burston and Sean Maguire of the Clean Air Fund at COP26 in Glasgow and asked …