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This is how philanthropic institutions and social movements can work together effectively

Huub Schreurs 14 July 2020

After reading the latest issue of Alliance magazine, I note a lot of concern on both sides to achieve effective forms of cooperation, mainly due to stereotyped perceptions and prejudices. It is time to overcome …

Philanthropy for a safe, healthy, and just world: New report explores peacebuilding and philanthropy

Catriona Gourlay 14 July 2020

In 2019, Candid and Centris, with support from PeaceNexus Foundation, conducted a survey, Philanthropy for a Safe, Healthy, and Just World. The results, based on 823 civil society organization responses, reveal philanthropists can do better …

ACF publishes new report on foundation investment

Alliance magazine 13 July 2020

UK philanthropy body, the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) has published a new report on how foundation investments can be more closely integrated with a foundation’s mission and grant-making. ‘Investment: The Pillars of Stronger Foundation …

New report highlights best practices for investing to support LGBTIQ individuals

Alliance magazine 11 July 2020

The Criterion Institute, supported by Dreilinden, has released a report on investing with particular care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex individuals. The report, titled ‘Investing with an LGBTIQ Lens: Rethinking Gender Analysis …

Interview: Badr Jafar, Cambridge Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

Elika Roohi 7 July 2020

Last year, the fastest-growing economies were all in emerging markets. This current wave of globalisation, which is pushing economic power both southward and eastward, will have a profound effect on philanthropy, and we should consider …

Rosemary Macdonald appointed CEO of UK Community Foundations

Alliance magazine 5 July 2020

UK Community Foundations has appointed Rosemary Macdonald as CEO. She joins UKCF permanently from Wiltshire Community Foundation, where she was CEO for twelve years. She has been acting as interim CEO of UKCF since March. …

Ashanti Perú, Institute for Rural Initiatives win 2020 Sustainability Award

Alliance magazine 4 July 2020

Ashanti Perú and Institute for Rural Initiatives have been announced as the winner of the 2020 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Awards. The annual Sustainability Awards – named in honour of Global Fund for Children’s founder Ajmera …

Environmental philanthropy and COVID-19: More urgent than ever

Julia Davies 2 July 2020

With much of the world exiting a pandemic and entering a recession, the environment and conservation may not seem a pressing concern – but climate change and biodiversity loss remain the most significant threats we …

EFC report charts responses to COVID-19 pandemic

Alliance magazine 1 July 2020

The European Foundation Centre has released a report that charts survey responses of how foundations are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report features over 100 responses from 27 countries and looks at how EFC …

Alliance magazine, Centre for Strategic Philanthropy to host upcoming webinar on global practice of philanthropy

Alliance magazine 30 June 2020

The University of Cambridge Judge Business School Centre for Strategic Philanthropy will join Alliance magazine on Wednesday, 1 July at 16:00 CET for a webinar looking at understanding and improving the global practice of philanthropy. …