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Australia’s Paul Ramsay Foundation commits $30 million to bushfire relief efforts

Alliance magazine 9 January 2020

The Paul Ramsay Foundation has set aside $30 million to support communities affected by the bushfires. ‘We are in this together,’ said Paul Ramsay Foundation CEO Glyn Davis in a statement posted on Twitter. ‘The …

Philanthropy Australia’s National Conference 2020

Alliance magazine 7 January 2020

Tokyo Joins Bloomberg Philanthropies’ partnership for healthy cities

Alliance magazine 6 January 2020

Bloomberg Philanthropies recently announced Tokyo as the newest city to join the Partnership for Healthy Cities as part of a $12 million reinvestment to expand the number of cities in the programme from 54 to 70. Launched in …

Minderoo Foundation to support community philanthropy in Western Australia

Alliance magazine 3 January 2020

The Minderoo Foundation – one of Australia’s largest philanthropic organisations – has made a three-year commitment to partner with Australia community Philanthropy (ACP) on ‘Supporting the development of community philanthropy in Western Australia’. The project comes under the …

New report from CEGA on nature based solutions to address climate change

Alliance magazine 29 December 2019

China Environmental Grantmakers Alliance (CEGA) released its Case Studies Report at a COP 25 side event discussing nature based solutions to address climate change. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment …

Australian philanthropy needs more crowd power

Krystian Seibert 23 December 2019

Philanthropy’s ability to give up power will actually demonstrate the sector’s maturity, writes Krystian Seibert, who argues it’s time for Australian philanthropic organisations to move towards a more participatory grantmaking model. At Philanthropy Australia’s Philanthropy …

Revolutionising philanthropy across Asia and the Pacific

Tulika Srivastava 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Feminism’s purpose is to disrupt power and funders who support it need to embrace this principle to achieve genuine gender justice Feminism is about disrupting power, so feminist philanthropy is about challenging and disrupting the …

China Foundation Center launches new research initiative

Alliance magazine 9 November 2019

The China Foundation Center recently launched the China Philanthropy Big Data Research Institute (CPBDRI), in Beijing, to extend its work from the foundation sector alone to wider social organizations. It aims to develop the institute …

Ian Potter Foundation and Myer Foundation partner to conserve freshwater in Australia

Alliance magazine 24 October 2019

Joint funding, of The Ian Potter Foundation (IPF) and The Myer Foundation (TMF), is in the works to improve Australia’s land and water management through an independent source of water and catchment policy advice. The …

FIA Conference

Alliance magazine 21 October 2019