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Back to the future: Questions for foundations

Carol Mack 6 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 …

The UK’s super rich are shunning philanthropy

Luke Michael 30 July 2019

Just one in 10 of the UK’s wealthiest people are regularly giving to charity, according to new research. A report from the Beacon Collaborative estimates that of the 18,000 ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) people in the UK – those …

Reham Khan launches foundation in the UK

Alliance magazine 26 July 2019

The social activist and author Reham Khan launched the Reham Khan Foundation in the UK this week after its original founding in Pakistan four years ago. The foundation was launched at Portcullis House on Wednesday …

Peace-building is a journey, not a project

Stefania Mancini 24 July 2019

The Alliance special feature on peace philanthropy is so timely and relevant. After the collapse of the Soviet Union that marked the end of the Cold War, many experts were full of hope and expectations. …

#ERNOP2019: Philanthropy in the spotlight?

Alliance magazine 23 July 2019

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s Ernop Conference in Basel. The conference gathered scholars from various disciplines sharing a motivation to discuss the achievements of philanthropy in the present day, …

Corporate foundations on a journey from alienated to strategic impact partner

Priscilla Boiardi, Karoline Heitmann, Lonneke Roza and Steven Serneels 21 July 2019

We know the statistics: if we want to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we still have a funding gap of a $ 2.5 trillion yearly. We urgently need to find resources to invest in …

Diversity in foundations: experiences from both sides of the 2027 programme

Katie Boswell and Fatima Asif 20 July 2019

Katie Boswell, NPC’s Deputy Head of Funders When I first heard about the 2027 programme, it sounded truly exciting (if long overdue). The programme takes brilliant frontline workers from working-class communities and prepares them for …

Madrid to host Philanthropy Europe Forum

Alliance magazine 19 July 2019

On 23 and 24 January next year philanthropy support organisations of all types, will gather in Madrid to explore how to improve their leadership of the field at regional, national and European level. Hosted and …