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

Rukka Sombolinggi 25 February 2020 For Subscribers

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 …

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 …

For the immensity of the sea

Shloka Nath 28 January 2020

A new cross-sector initiative is developing a collective and distinctively Indian response to the climate crisis. My father has often said if I want to build a ship, I should bring people together, not to …

India climate collaborative launched by industry leaders

Alliance magazine 22 January 2020

In a bold effort to solve India’s climate challenge, over ten of the country’s foremost philanthropies have come together to found the India Climate Collaborative (ICC). The ICC marks the first-ever collective response by philanthropy …

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 …

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 …