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What could your grantees do with a full-time person for 6 months?

Chris Man 17 August 2018

In calls for proposals from donors it is not uncommon to see application forms ask questions like; ‘Describe how you are collaborating with other NGOs’; or ‘Tell us what you are doing to ensure you …


Is money evil? A social integration story without money

Rana Kotan 11 August 2018

In Turkish philanthropy, a few foundations (among more than five thousand) managed to go beyond charity by channeling their philanthropic funds to tackle many of the most difficult social problems. The Sabanci Foundation, for more …


Social entrepreneurs bridge cultural gaps in response to some of the biggest socio-economic challenges

Alliance magazine 7 August 2018

Twenty social entrepreneurs, originating from diverse communities in Europe and North America, participated in the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship week at Windsor Castle to foster cross cultural cooperation as a response to issues such as …

How we grew a field: The Rothschild Foundation and the development of Jewish Studies in Europe

Robin Nobel 7 August 2018 For Subscribers

As philanthropy professionals, we have long grown accustomed to ‘measuring our impact.’ Equally, though, we have come to be haunted by impact’s dark shadow side: attribution. How can foundation staff ever be certain that their …

Ise Bosch releases new book: Transformative Philanthropy – Giving with Trust

Alliance magazine 4 August 2018

Together with co-authors Justus Eisfeld and Claudia Bollwinkel, Ise Bosch’s new book reflects on ten years of holistic grant making and impact investments, while also providing an in-depth look at her own method of transformative …

Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts and Longleigh Foundation appoint new directors

Alliance magazine 3 August 2018

The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (SFCT) have announced the appointment of Robert Bell as its new Director. Rob succeeds Alan Bookbinder, who is leaving to become Master of Downing College, Cambridge. Rob will join SFCT …

#LiftUpPhilanthropy Webinar

Alliance magazine 17 July 2018

Alliance magazine and global philanthropy infrastructure network WINGS teamed up to host a webinar, focusing on how to #LiftUpPhilanthropy. #LiftUpPhilanthropy is a strategic, global campaign to highlight the value of philanthropy support and development, and to …

Where are all the lived-experience leaders in grant making?

3 Selina Nwulu 16 July 2018

It may not come as a surprise to hear that the foundation sector needs to diversify. For those of us working in and around the sector, words such as ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ are buzzwords that …

Global Impact launch six new regional funds

Alliance magazine 13 July 2018

Global Impact has launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds to support nonprofits in Africa, Asia‑Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. For its six new funds, Global …

New figures reveal diversity gaps in British philanthropy

Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan 12 July 2018

British foundations are falling short when it comes to embracing diversity. A new report commissioned by the foundation umbrella body, the UK’s Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), highlights a striking lack of racial, age and …