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Alliance magazine partner with DAFNE to deliver PEXNews

Alliance magazine 18 March 2020

Alliance magazine and DAFNE have established a partnership to publish and deliver the newly branded Philanthropy Europe newsletter – PEXnews. PEXnews is a monthly newsletter previously published by DAFNE that reflects trends and developments in …

Flexibility and freedom of foundation funding can boost third sector during Coronavirus crisis

Carola Carazzone 17 March 2020

Let’s trust in the third sector to protect the most vulnerable. Sometimes nightmares come true, and dystopian futures only seen in books and movies become a reality. Today our attention is on the victims and …

London Funders Alliance pledge to support grantees affected by coronavirus

Alliance magazine 14 March 2020

An alliance of funders from across sectors has come together to sign a joint statement pledging to offer support to civil society groups affected by the coronavirus outbreak.   Coordinated by London Funders – the …

Calouste Gulbenkian announce €1 million prize to reward innovation in tackling climate crisis

Alliance magazine 12 March 2020

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation recently announced a €1 million prize to reward outstanding work in climate change mitigation and adaptation.  The Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity will be awarded annually and will aim to recognise people, groups of people and/or …

#NextPhilanthropy: What have we learned, and what’s next in global philanthropy?

Amy McGoldrick 10 March 2020

The end of February saw Alliance hosting Next Philanthropy’s first ever London event, amidst both literal and metaphorical storms of change. Next Philanthropy, initiated by the German Association of Foundations (BDS) in partnership with Alliance, …

A message from European philanthropy: Brexit will not interrupt the flow of donations and goodwill between nations

Sir John Low 4 March 2020

The UK’s official exit from the EU has happened. But regardless of that, people in the UK and mainland Europe still have a broad range of mutual interests. We’ll continue to work side-by-side on pressing …

The way for women’s funds to move forward

Wiktor Dynarski 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Jessica Horn’s article (Beyond the binary, Alliance, December 2019) on shifting the understanding of how women’s funds engage with the concept of gender, and issues beyond the binary, is an important look into the future …

Feminism goes beyond sisterhood

Justus Eisfeld 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Feminist movements have always been about breaking harmful gender norms. Sex discrimination cases around the world have been fought and won over the right to express gender in any way a person chooses – such …

Transgender debate is a ‘critical issue’ for civil society

Maya Forstater 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Alliance magazine’s special feature on Feminist philanthropy (Alliance, December 2019) set out a picture of philanthropists sat uncomfortably between the age-old knowledge that women and girls face disadvantage and discrimination because of their sex, and …

Four issues set to dominate the decade

Max Rutherford 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

As the ground shifts under our feet, the foundation sector has some major issues to face in the 2020s. In a UK context, the following are among the most pressing Civil society will face many …