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Lloyds Bank Foundation relaunches grants programme for small and local charities

Alliance magazine 10 December 2019

Core funding grants worth up to £100,000 are now available for small and local charities through a new simplified, more flexible and transparent approach, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has announced. The Foundation’s …


Paul Hamlyn Foundation announce recipients of £1.2 million Backbone Fund

Alliance magazine 9 December 2019

Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) has made grants totalling £1.2 million to six organisations in the latest round of the Backbone Fund. The recipients are: The Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, Council for Wales …


‘We know the system is broken – if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t be here.’

Amy McGoldrick 3 December 2019

The Equality Fund (EF) announced itself in London recently as a ‘ground-breaking collaboration’ delivering momentum for women’s movements, while driving the cultural, economic and political changes required to make global gender equality a reality.  The …

All change at Robert Bosch Foundation | Interview: Sandra Breka

Charles Keidan 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Sandra Breka was appointed to the Board of Management of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany’s second-largest foundation, in September 2017. Since then, she has led a process which has involved the foundation turning itself inside …

The future of foundations is female

Katja Wagner and Anke Pätsch 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

Even if the steps that German foundations are taking towards gender equity are cautious, they are carrying the sector in the right direction Inspired by the work of international foundations, in 2017 the Association of …

Reflections of an Alliance magazine Intern

Anna Reeves McCutcheon 2 December 2019

Life is quite funny. I sleep in a bunk next to a large window that overlooks a backside row of South Kensington flats. A glowy pink window is plastered with worn-out glow-in-the-dark stars. They remind …

Gerry Salole to retire as chief executive of European Foundation Centre

Alliance magazine 30 November 2019

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) has announced that its chief executive, Dr Gerry Salole, will retire in 2020 after leading the organisation for 15 years. EFC Chair Massimo Lapucci shared that, ‘The success of the …

Big business can do more to protect the environment – here’s how to get them on side

Josh Newton 29 November 2019

People in the UK want greater investment in protecting the environment. Gone are the days when this statement would have been subject for debate; now it’s seen as fact. As a country, we’ve become more environmentally …

Spring of Philanthropy 2020

Alliance magazine 28 November 2019

Selecting a new grant management system

Alliance magazine 28 November 2019