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What’s really needed of us all now: New frontiers in funding, philanthropy, and investment

Cassie Robinson 3 July 2022

In July, a new conference in London will bring together innovators across the philanthropic and investment worlds, to learn from one another and make new connections. The event will explore approaches in investment and philanthropy …


Industrial models of food and energy are failing. The G7 must do better.

Ruth Richardson and Stefan Schurig 2 July 2022

There was much debate over what should have been the central topic of discussion at this year’s G7 summit in Germany. It was set against a turbulent backdrop that global leaders meet: the war in …


Pride & prejudice: Is philanthropy failing the global LGBTQI+ community?

Allan McKinnon 30 June 2022

As Pride month draws to a close, one could be forgiven for thinking there was a plethora of philanthropic support for pro-LGBTQI+ organisations. The truth is sadly far different. Pro-LGBTQI+ organisations receive just 0.35 per …

Why the trustees of Prince Charles’s foundation face a ‘legal headache’

John Picton 29 June 2022

Charity law expert, Dr John Picton, uses a legal framework to examine the impact of recent revelations involving Britain’s heir to the throne Prince Charles faces questions over his judgement after it was revealed by …

Prince Charles allegedly accepted cash, deposited into foundation account

Alliance magazine 27 June 2022

Prince Charles accepted bags of cash containing millions of pounds from a controversial Qatari philanthropist and politician and funnelled the cash into the Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation (PWCF) according to an investigation by the …

European Ventre Philanthropy Association appoints new Chair

Alliance magazine 24 June 2022

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) has appointed Leslie Johnston, CEO of the Laudes Foundation, to become the new Chair of the organisation. Johnston replaces Steven Serneels, who served as EVPA Chair for the last …

Impact investing in the endowment: Why do it and how to get started

1 Sarah Teacher 21 June 2022 For Subscribers

In the UK, the largest 300 endowed charitable foundations have over £72 billion in total assets. Yet, despite the field of impact investing originating from within the foundation community, the vast majority of these assets …

The UKs new International Development Strategy misses the philanthropy mark

Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde 16 June 2022

The UK has a proud history as a world leader in international development, and aid support has both saved and changed lives around the world. The Government’s new International Development Strategy (IDS) sets out the …

Art can carve new paths in creative problem-solving

Robin Heller 15 June 2022

A dancer, muscular and magnificent, closed the Opening Plenary on the first day of the Philea conference in Barcelona. The music, the beat, and the pace energised us as we began more traditional ways of …

Giving flourishing in Turkey, finds TUSEV research

Alliance magazine 14 June 2022

TUSEV, the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey, has released its Individual Giving and Philanthropy in Turkey report for 2021, which provides an analysis of the sector. During Covid, half of individuals reported engaging in some …