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Wolfson Foundation chief executive awarded an OBE

Alliance magazine 2 January 2020

Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation, Paul Ramsbottom, has been awarded an OBE for services to charity in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2020. Paul began work in the Foundation as a Grants Assistant …

EFC’s Grantmakers East Forum in Tbilisi, Georgia was one of the best ever!

Jasna Jašarević 28 December 2019

This was said at the closing plenary by Dr Gerry Salole, Chief Executive of the European Foundation Centre, with which most of the participants agreed with. At least I did. This year’s Grantmakers East Forum …

Civil spaces and democratic vitality is a knowledge issue

Floriant Covelli 28 December 2019

I’m very much concerned with developing a better knowledge of the not for profit sector’s contribution to democracy. Having heard about the European Foundation Centre Grantmakers East Forum’s (GEF) dynamism and authority on the on …

ABN AMRO launches online ‘charity check’ tool

Alliance magazine 19 December 2019

ABN AMRO has partnered with the Netherlands Fundraising Regulator (CBF) to develop a tool that helps donors check their charity and remove their greatest concerns about donating. According to research by ABN AMRO more than …

What can we learn from a feminist approach to philanthropy?

Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde and Cleodie Rickard 18 December 2019

Funding movements and shifting power to the global south A recent Alliance magazine event on feminist philanthropy saw an excellent panel discuss a broad range of fascinating questions, such as: What is feminist philanthropy? How …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #FeministPhilanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 17 December 2019

Over one hundred guests arrived to hear three perspectives on feminist philanthropy from leading, thoughtful practitioners. Alliance’s Feminist Philanthropy Breakfast Club was hosted for the first time at the Aga Khan Centre, courtesy of the …

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 …