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Pathways to power: is activism within philanthropy possible?

Dumiso Gatsha 19 November 2019

Earlier in the year, my life changed unimaginably. Botswana’s high court named and shamed colonial-era laws, strengthened autonomy in privacy and removed possibilities for the persecution of me and my peers. I had just received …


Funding on a finite planet

1 Zibran Choudhury 12 November 2019

The 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) bought together trusts and foundations from across the UK to engage them on taking action on the climate crisis. It’s been an active 12 …


EVPA Annual Conference 2019: Celebrating Impact

1 Alliance magazine 12 November 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s EVPA Annual Conference in The Hague, The Netherlands. We’d like to thank the following contributors: Andrew Milner Alliance magazine, Kirsten Ottens ING Netherlands foundation, Anne Holm Rannaleet …

EVPA founders interview: Serge Raicher

Serge Raicher 12 November 2019

Serge Raicher is still involved in the social investment world, but as an individual, rather than as part of any formal structure. I saw part of my final role as chair of EVPA as being …

EVPA founders interview: Luciano Balbo

Luciano Balbo 12 November 2019

Luciano Balbo founded Oltre Venture, which is raising funds for social investment in Italy. Oltre Venture is a member of EVPA, Luciano continues to have personal contacts with the founders and with people currently on …

EVPA founders interview: Michiel de Haan

Michiel de Haan 12 November 2019

Michiel de Haan is GP of Aescap Venture, a life science venture capital company in the exit phase of its remaining portfolio of three biotech companies. He is also actively involved with two VP  equity …

EVPA founders interview: Stephen Dawson

Stephen Dawson 12 November 2019

As well as being one of the founders of EVPA, Stephen Dawson co-founded Impetus Trust in the UK around the same time, with whom he is still involved. He also works with community groups in …

EVPA founders interview: Doug Miller

Doug Miller 12 November 2019

After setting up the EVPA, Doug Miller went on to found sister organisation, AVPN, in Asia and has now set up International Venture Philanthropy Center (IVPC) to spread the concept of venture philanthropy to Africa …

Faster, but still not fast enough

Andrew Milner 12 November 2019

There were a number of special guests at the 15th EVPA annual conference, Celebrating Impact, in the Hague last week. In no order of precedence they were the city’s mayor, four of the five founders …

Transparency is driving impact

Jennifer Louie 11 November 2019

The EVPA celebrated its 15th year anniversary with its annual conference in The Hague, marking another milestone in its history of work convening a community of venture philanthropists and investors focused on generating global impact. …