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PEXforum highlights the importance of investing in imagination

Joanna Pienkowska 18 February 2021

For those of us who are lucky enough to be working from home in this pandemic, zoom meetings have become a regular and predictable part of our daily routines. Fortunately, this year’s PEXforum, jointly hosted …

Soul searching at PEXforum: Democratising philanthropy or valuing institutional philanthropy?

Barry Hoolwerf 17 February 2021

The interactive online PEXforum 2021 ‘From crisis to renewal: Living up to our vision for a sustainable and just Europe’ was a well organised and interactive gathering of souls with a shared desire to heal …

No room for complicity: fighting racism within funded partners

Aanchal Clare 16 February 2021

If 2020 reminded us of anything, it’s that charities can often face bumps in the road that risk disrupting even the best laid plans. Many responsible funders acknowledge that rather than jumping out of the …

New report: the UK could become a leading centre for international philanthropy

Alliance magazine 14 February 2021

A major new report by Beacon Collaborative calls for the UK to seize an estimated £180 billion global opportunity to become the leading centre for international philanthropy and social investment. The report highlights an opening …

Business of Philanthropy: Word Economic Forum’s Klaus Schwab

Alliance magazine 13 February 2021

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder & Executive Chairman …

Research finds law firms champion pro bono amidst global health crisis

Alliance magazine 9 February 2021

Nearly 4 million hours of legal pro bono were completed globally last year, with lawyers dedicating an average of 26.3 hours of their free expertise each year, research from TrustLaw, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global …

What is the role of philanthropy in lobbying and policy-making?

Alliance magazine 9 February 2021 For Subscribers

As the global philanthropy sector has grown in complexity, so too has the intersection of philanthropy and law. Ahead of Alliance magazine’s March issue on law and philanthropy, we wanted to understand how the philanthropic …

Compagnia di San Paolo announces €500 million, facility to manage DAFs

Alliance magazine 7 February 2021

The Italian foundation of banking origin Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo intends to allocate €500 million over the next four years tobenefit Northwestern Italy, as part of its 2021-24 strategic plan. The recently released plan …

Business of Philanthropy: IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva

1 Alliance magazine 6 February 2021

In the latest episode of The Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with the International Money Fund’s Kristalina Georgieva …

The social life of forests: Takeaways from the co-creation of the PEXcommunity

1 Carola Carazzone 5 February 2021

I find the forest metaphor for the PEXcommunity powerful. Growing up in the Alps, I always loved forests. As a child, an Alpine forest, ever changing through the four seasons, is a mythical realm to …