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Alliance magazine expands global philanthropy coverage with Regional Representatives

Alliance magazine 23 May 2022

Regional Representatives from the Arab Region, Latin America, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa have joined the Alliance magazine team, as a part of its goals to improve the globalisation of philanthropy coverage. Alliance eventually has …


We need to talk about failure in the social sector

Kyle Zimmer and Rohini Nilekani 20 May 2022

A lot of ink is spilled and awards are bestowed celebrating the success of the social sector – and there is much to celebrate. But the truth is, if innovation is essential to the ultimate …


Alliance digital event: Levelling the global playing field

Annmarie McQueen 17 May 2022

Sociologists have theorised that the best time to understand something is when it’s disrupted. So, what can we learn about the relationships in global philanthropy, following the disruption that years of health, justice, and climate …

Barriers to talking about nonprofit failures and how to overcome them

Tanaya Jagtiani and Rachita Vora 10 May 2022 For Subscribers

In the commercial world, it’s trendy to talk about failing fast and often – and recovering faster. Young companies are constantly pivoting and iterating their products, services, and business models. The business world recognises that …

Green growth: Environmental philanthropy in China

Angel Chiang 2 May 2022

While China has achieved momentous success in expanding its economy and generating wealth over the last decade, this has come at an environmental cost. As part of CAPS’s four-part China Issue Guide study, we look …

Supercharging environment and climate protection: 7 megatrends in philanthropic practice

Amanda Martin 27 April 2022

The urgency of the climate and biodiversity crises has never been clearer. Here in Australia, with floods, fires and droughts impacting our communities and the places we love, we know we’re rapidly reaching the point …

Climate giving going in the right direction, according to Australians

Alliance magazine 21 April 2022

While philanthropy for environmental causes has traditionally been just a fraction of giving in Australia, a new report shows climate giving is showing signs of growing. Produced by the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network, ‘Environment and …

Green energy economy for gender equity

Deepali Khanna 30 March 2022

Covid-19 has raised new barriers to building inclusive and prosperous economies and societies. The Global Gender Gap Report 2021 estimates that it may take 136 years to achieve gender parity, with overall income disparities still …

$1bn Gender Fund will transform systems to be more just, inclusive

Alliance magazine 26 March 2022

Co-Impact has launched the Gender Fund – a $1 billion fund aimed at advancing gender equity and women’s leadership across the world. The Gender Fund is the second fund the organization has launched, after its …

Are Western sanctions collapsing Russian philanthropy?

3 Anonymous 25 March 2022

Sanctions are blowing holes in the Russian economy. Meant to put pressure on Putin and his closest allies to stop the invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions – deemed ‘economic warfare’ by the West – are …