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Over 80 per cent of Alliance readers believe there is a gender pay gap in the philanthropy sector

Alliance magazine 17 October 2019

Alliance magazine released a survey on our website between late September and early October 2019, looking to get our readers’ thoughts and opinions on the gender pay gap and philanthropy. Our questions included whether respondents …


Assessing your grantee’s financial sustainability? Then please read this.

1 Rose Longhurst 17 October 2019

Recently several small organisations I’m involved in have been quizzed about their ‘financial sustainability’ by foundation donors. This term has always made me bristle, as it’s often used as a cudgel to beat small organisations, …


Alliance magazine, WINGS and CAF webinar on 10 years of the World Giving Index

Alliance magazine 15 October 2019

Join Alliance magazine, WINGS and CAF for a free webinar discussing the use of data in fostering an enabling environment for philanthropic infrastructure. This webinar aims to address the relevance of data researching, analysis and …

10 year study reveals downward trend in charitable behaviour

Alliance magazine 15 October 2019

The 10th edition of the World Giving Index by the Charities Aid Foundations (CAF) has revealed that despite a growing culture of charitable giving across dozens of countries there has been a recent downward trend …

Global Impact and Geneva Global merge to create new global philanthropic consultancy

Alliance magazine 12 October 2019

Global Impact and Geneva Global, have joined forces to create a global philanthropic consulting firm servicing private, nonprofit and public sector entities  seeking to enhance social impact The services of both organisations currently include support on fundraising, …

The power of girls: six lessons for funders who support them

1 Corey Oser 11 October 2019

Today is International Day of the Girl, and this year’s theme, ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable,’ offers an inspiring reminder to funders to take stock of how our priorities and practices elevate the power of girls …

UNICEF and Islamic Development Bank launch global Muslim philanthropy fund

Alliance magazine 9 October 2019

The Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children (GMPFC), is the first organisation focused on Muslim giving, to be launched by a United Nations organisation (UNICEF) alongside a multi-lateral development bank. The goal of GMPFC is …

Alliance magazine is launching a membership scheme in 2020 – let us know what you think

Alliance magazine 8 October 2019

Alliance magazine is launching a membership scheme in 2020. With a readership of over 25,000 worldwide, Alliance provides a platform for information and ideas exchange among philanthropists, social investors and others working for social change …

Philanthropy bodies criticise Bill Gates for Modi award

2 Charles Keidan 7 October 2019

The world’s leading philanthropist, Bill Gates, is facing growing criticism from the philanthropic sector for his decision to give an award to India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in recognition of the Indian government’s Swachh Bharat …

Melinda Gates pledges $1 billion towards promoting gender equality

Alliance magazine 4 October 2019

Melinda Gates has pledged $1 billion to expanding women’s power and influence in the US over the next 10 years. The pledge will fund and grow female-focused programs through investment and incubation via Gates’s firm Pivotal …