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Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

Amy McGoldrick 1 October 2019

‘Why is human rights so important to philanthropy? On one level, obviously, human rights underpins the rule of law, and is the basis for a democratically functioning society…but it’s also because some of the values at …

FOCUS: Philanthropy – A snap shot of how foundations across Europe create positive stories in people’s lives

Hanna Stähle 1 October 2019

‘I don’t look like most Slovak women, but my otherness is not essential. What is important is what kind of human being I am,’ reads a story shown at the festival FJUZN in Bratislava organised …

European Parliament to debate ways to unlock philanthropy’s potential for public good

Alliance magazine 30 September 2019

MEPs and key stakeholders will gather at the European Parliament tomorrow to debate how to release philanthropy’s potential for public good across Europe. The debate, entitled ‘Single Market for Philanthropy ‒ Helping unlock the potential …

Why we need to invest in scaling complex needs projects

Stephanie Woodrow 29 September 2019

We know people rarely face single issues in their lives. Often our challenges are complex, interlinked and change over time. However, when it comes to the most marginalised people in UK society, we offer services …

Civic Innovation Programme to strengthen democracy in Northern Ireland

Alliance magazine 28 September 2019

The Community Foundation in Northern Ireland gathered philanthropists from charities and other voluntary organisations to take part in their Civic Innovation Programme. The aim was to spur on innovative ideas in an effort to strengthen …

Fireside chat with Regan Ralph

Amy McGoldrick 27 September 2019

Full disclosure: there was no chat by a fire. Yet, as Autumn is slowly creeping up on London, with dowdy grey skies above and I-should-have-brought-a-bigger-coat level winds pushing through the streets, it was a relief …

From pies to a giving circle: Changing the life of a Karelian village in Russia

Vera Titova 25 September 2019

The Mill Community Foundation, from a Karelian village Pryazha (Northern Russia), with a population of 3500 people started its work in 2014, baking pies. Today it is one of the most visible community foundations in …