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New report reveals Big Society Capital made £90 million of new commitments in 2018

Alliance magazine 16 June 2019

Big Society Capital has released its latest Annual Review covering the year 2018, revealing £90 million of new commitments were made over the year. Alongside other investors, the organisation has also made £1.7 billion available …


EFC and Vladimir Potanin Foundation launch philanthropic leadership platform

Alliance magazine 14 June 2019

The EFC is launching a new philanthropy leadership exchange programme in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. The first edition of the exchange will take place from 5-8 November 2019 in Brussels and will focus …


Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #Peacebuilding

Alliance magazine 11 June 2019

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to discuss peace-building and philanthropy. This event will take place on Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 08:30 GMT. Peace-related …

International currents at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim

Andrew Milner 11 June 2019

As part of Deutscher Stiftungstag 2019 in Mannheim, the Association of German Foundations ran a series of English-language sessions to introduce an international perspective to the country’s foundation sector. The general conference theme of democracy …

German foundations edge towards joint action on climate change and gender equality

Alliance magazine 10 June 2019

The German Association of Foundations has endorsed collective action on climate change and gender equality during its annual meeting held this year in Manheim. Members approved a resolution to ‘act sustainably by taking responsibility for …

German philanthropy award celebrates community foundations

Alliance magazine 6 June 2019

The 2019 German funders award has been given to the German community foundation movement. It is the first time the award has recognised the efforts of a community, rather than an individual. The award by …

Sustainability is the driving force: Interview with Lavinia Jacobs

Charles Keidan 4 June 2019 For Subscribers

One of Switzerland’s leading foundations, the Jacobs Foundation has forged a reputation for its research-based and system-wide approach to the problems it decides to take on. Its chairperson Lavinia Jacobs talks to Charles Keidan about …

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Katrin Kowark 4 June 2019 For Subscribers

Why the Association of German Foundations and others in the non-profit sector have created new spaces for integrated communications TV series junkies might be familiar with the term ‘newsroom’ from the American TV series of …

The brighter side of philanthropy

Pamala Wiepking 4 June 2019 For Subscribers

If we want to use the study of philanthropy to create more generous societies, we need a more inclusive notion of the concept The question that drives my research as the Visiting Stead Family Chair …

Interview with Dr. Frank Niederländer, BMW Foundation

Alliance magazine 1 June 2019

Alliance magazine speaks to Dr. Frank Niederländer from the BMW Foundation ahead of the C-Summit in September 2019. Jointly organised by DAFNE, EVPA, and BMW Foundation, the summit will gather corporate social investors and corporate …