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How funders worried by the UN climate report can address the climate crisis

Liz Gadd 10 August 2021

As the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report declares ‘code red for humanity,’ now is the time for funders, regardless of their mission, to address the climate crisis. It is hoped that, if we can cut …

Help! How can I convince funders to build community in a post-Soviet country?

Regi 5 August 2021

Dear Regi, How can we find foundations that are ready to fund activities in a post-Soviet country? We want to build a society with more initiatives, more qualitative education, more solidarity with poor peoples, more …

Laudes Foundation on interlinking climate change and the inequality gap

Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 27 July 2021

Laudes Foundation launched in 2020 with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and challenge industries to implement business practices that ‘regenerate and restore nature.’ The new foundation is a part of …

Grantmaking reform is up for grabs; here’s how to make it stick

Gemma Bull and Tom Steinberg 21 July 2021

The cat is out of the bag, and the horse has long since bolted. The fact that the profession of grantmaking needs reform is now no longer a secret whispered at the edges of conferences …

‘Sustainability’ in the time of climate crisis

1 Anna Wallich 20 July 2021

Sustainability has always been central to the Maanch message. As an organisation, we’ve been deep in thought about building back better from Covid-19, the climate crisis and its wider implications and COP26. But it’s not just us who are paying …

The sector that cried wolf?!

Lev Fejes 19 July 2021

It is the understatement of the year to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on our private and social lives, as well as on the economy. The third sector constitutes no …

£50m for Black, minority communities in new partnership

Alliance magazine 16 July 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund and The Ubele Initiative, on behalf of The Phoenix Way Partners, announced a new £50 million partnership aimed to boost funding and support to Black and minoritised Community charities and …

Incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into work with charities, philanthropists, and funders

Angela Kail 15 July 2021

As many charities have done, at NPC we have been thinking about how to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) into every aspect of our work, following on from our Walking the Talk project and conversations with colleagues …

Does philanthropy have too much influence? Or not enough?

Alliance magazine 13 July 2021 For Subscribers

Pandemic response around the globe has elevated and centred philanthropy, causing many bystanders to pay attention to the sector for the first time. From recognising the influence of the Gates Foundation on global public health …

Fundación Santa María la Real on reducing their carbon footprint in Spain

Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 13 July 2021

People, landscape and heritage are the pillars that inform the work of Fundación Santa María la Real in Spain. Created in 1977 to promote the restoration of Santa María la Real Monastery, they have recently …