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How can funders help local charities through the COVID-19 outbreak?

Nicola Pritchard 31 March 2020

In a crisis like this, the places where we live become more important than ever. Most immediately, coordinating protection and support for the most vulnerable is the critical challenge for local charities, their funders, local …


CAF emergency fund to support struggling charities through coronavirus crisis

Alliance magazine 30 March 2020

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched an emergency fund for small charities and organisations as they battle the effects of the coronavirus. The CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund will offer one-time grants of up to …


$3 million fund to bring global ideas addressing health impacts of climate change to the US

Alliance magazine 28 March 2020

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RJWF) has issued a new call for proposals to bring the most impactful ideas from around the world to U.S. cities to help address the health impacts of climate change and …

Social movements in times of pandemic: the moment for philanthropy has arrived

2 Romy Krämer, Graciela Hopstein and Halima Mahomed 26 March 2020

The global Corona pandemic might very well be the biggest crisis of our lifetime. The current situation has the potential to not only disrupt the status quo but to change our social, economic and political …

COVID-19 doesn’t need to slow you down

Kris Putnam-Walkerly 25 March 2020

In the past week, I’ve heard a dozen examples of philanthropists who dramatically slowed or halted their work because of cancelled trips or the need to work remotely. Assuming loved ones and colleagues are not …

Facing the global pandemic: Dispatches from Alliance’s global editorial advisory board

Alliance magazine 24 March 2020

This has been an extraordinary and terrifying week as countries around the world face up to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we have repurposed a conversation between a global group of members from …

COVID-19: Dispatches from around the world published in latest Alliance extra

Alliance magazine 24 March 2020

In this week’s free-to-read Alliance extra, a global group of members from the Alliance editorial advisory board have shared updates highlighting what philanthropy needs to do on the frontlines of the crisis. In total, 11 members …

Over 100 foundations pledge flexible funding to grantees in wake of COVID-19 crisis

Alliance magazine 21 March 2020

More than 100 major US-based and international foundations pledged their commitment to more flexible funding to help grantee partners meet emergency needs prompted by the COVID-19 crisis. The pledge is spearheaded by the Ford Foundation, …

Donations to World Health Organisation top $30 million

Alliance magazine 20 March 2020

Over $30 million has been pledged the World Health Organisation (WHO) via special fund in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic. The fund is being co-ordinated by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy …

Four lessons learned from COVID-19 and how they are applicable to the fight against climate change

Julia Woods 19 March 2020

As we write this, cities across the globe are becoming ghost towns as public spaces, schools, businesses, and places of worship close their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Along with carbon emissions and …