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25th anniversary reader survey

Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Alliance survey exclusive: Gates and Ford top perceptions of the foundations with the most positive impact worldwide Worldwide survey of Alliance readers identifies the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Ford Foundation as having the …

Experience is a profound teacher

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Reflections from a diverse group of celebrated philanthropy practitioners on the key lessons learned from the past 25 years working in the sector Blurred lines of profit and not-for-profit Atallah Kuttab, founder SAANED for Philanthropy …

The explosion of online giving

Ingrid Srinath 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Although online giving may have proliferated hugely already, its true potential lies in the years ahead When Alliance magazine ran its first feature article on e-philanthropy on 1 September 2001, it could not have anticipated …

The maturing of Chinese giving

Tao Ze 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Over the last quarter century, China’s philanthropy ecosystem has become more transparent, diverse and digitalised In 1996, there were about 200,000 non-profit organisations (NPOs) registered in China which raised half a billion dollars in annual …

Where will the focus fall?

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Philanthropists and practitioners, some of whom were starting out at the same time as Alliance was commencing its own 25-year journey, tell Andrew Milner where they are hoping the philanthropic spotlight will shine during the …

Meet the philennials

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A dedicated group of philanthropy practitioners born in the same year as Alliance was launched share their hopes for a better world An anniversary issue of Alliance magazine would not be complete without hearing the …

In Himalayan region, conflict costs heavy on climate change

1 Bilal Ahmad Pandow 28 August 2021

It has been over two years since the government of India has made legislative changes in Jammu and Kashmir, clamming it to be an internal matter, however, Pakistan and China have reacted sharply to the …

How to effectively support the earthquake-hit communities in Haiti

Regine Webster 16 August 2021

The island nation of Haiti has been dealt yet another devastating blow. While details are still emerging, we know that a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southwest of Haiti on Saturday. Based on the similarities between …

How philanthropy is levelling up to tackle future crises

Deepali Khanna 12 August 2021

Covid-19 has revealed some valuable lessons that have shaped the way we think of solutions and the way we invest in them. Since early 2020, philanthropic institutions have been responding with fierce urgency to support …

Innovative finance models: the new face of philanthropy

Danielle Todesco 7 August 2021

Around the world, sources of public funding are insufficient to provide all people with the essential social services required to live healthy lives. The role of the private capital has become increasingly critical, in order …