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Public opinion is central to the modern human rights movement

Neil Crowther and James Logan 20 August 2019 For Subscribers

In the letter heralding the establishment of Amnesty International, Peter Benenson stated that ‘…in matters such as these, governments are prepared to follow only where public opinion leads’. Eleanor Roosevelt remarked that the words of …


Wake up, philanthropic sector!

Aart De Geus 19 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the past, present …


Lenka Setkova appointed Chief Executive of the Fidelity International’s Charitable Foundations

Alliance magazine 17 August 2019

Fidelity International has announced the appointment of Lenka Setkova to the role of Chief Executive of its two charitable foundations: the Fidelity UK Foundation and the Fidelity International Foundation. In her new role, Lenka will …

Gathering for Funders of Mindfulness and Spirituality

Alliance magazine 15 August 2019

Synergos Network Visit to Turkey

Alliance magazine 15 August 2019

Global Philanthropists Circle Meeting & Spiritual Civilization Gathering in Europe

Alliance magazine 15 August 2019

The long game: Are foundations under-utilising one of their greatest assets?

Max Rutherford 13 August 2019

Last year, the President of Foundation Center, Bradford K Smith, wrote a provocation piece asserting that the controversial appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court was a philanthropic outcome, and a product of effective foundation …

Nesta announces Ravi Gurumurthy as new Chief Executive

Alliance magazine 11 August 2019

Nesta have announced that Ravi Gurumurthy will join as its new Chief Executive at the end of the year. Ravi Gurumurthy, currently Chief Innovation Officer and founder of the Airbel Center at the International Rescue …

Philanthropy is a guest at other people’s tables…but is it time to play musical chairs?

Dawn Austwick 10 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …

Philanthropy – past, present and future

Moira Sinclair 9 August 2019

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the …