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New study reveals the word’s mose philanthropic billionaires

Alliance magazine 11 December 2018

Comparethemarket.com’s latest study reveals who the world’s most charitable billionaires are, comparing metrics such as their net worth, the amount donated and the percentage of earnings that have been given away over a lifetime. Warren …


Alliance magazine distribution is now plastic free

Alliance magazine 7 December 2018

Thanks to support from the European Climate Foundation we are happy to announce we have now removed all the plastic from our distribution process. Alliance will now be delivered in a completely biodegradable, compostable film …


Unearthing solutions: using data to reach children left behind in the AIDS response

Corinna Csáky and Jennifer Carpenter 6 December 2018

After nearly 40 years of tireless activism, advocacy, funding and research, HIV is no longer the devastating death sentence it once was. Many people are living longer with the disease, many HIV positive mothers are …

New report looks at funding against LGBTI communities around the world

Alliance magazine 5 December 2018

A new report by the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) ‘Religious Conservatism on the Global Stage: Threats and Challenges for LGBTI Rights’ documents the main conservative strategies, discourses, funding sources, and actors opposing sexual orientation and …

Global updates

Alliance magazine 5 December 2018

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the December 2018 issue of Alliance: The Americas US global giving is cold on climate change AFE appoints Jaime Matute Hernández GrantCraft guide spotlights participatory …

Royal philanthropy

Leonard Stall and Joanne Bladd 4 December 2018

Royal giving can be a powerful force for progress but faces pressure to adapt and demonstrate its value to contemporary society At a time when the charitable giving of the world’s rich is under public …

Harnessing the power of Muslim giving

Farid Senzai 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

In the most recent issue of Alliance magazine (September 2018), guest editor Yunus Sola suggested that the value of Muslim giving was $1 trillion a year. While actual figures are hard to find, if this …

Forward-thinking is the way ahead

Curtis Kohlhaas 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

The expert insight into the current state of Muslim philanthropy, as interpreted in Tariq Cheema’s Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads (September 2018), accurately captured many of the opinions I heard at the recent Global Donors …

Infrastructure is a central challenge

Jenny Harrow and Paul Palmer 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

Muslim philanthropy, like all philanthropy occurring through foundations, trusts and donor networks, shares the critical concerns of philanthropic action worldwide. Yet as global philanthropy gains visibility, Muslim philanthropy faces unique challenges, while often facing levels …

A new paradigm for capacity building

Connor Diemand-Yauman 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

Philanthropy University is pioneering new ways of using data to identify the capacity needs of valuable but neglected local CSOs As a global community, we often mobilise around visible crises: epidemics, child marriage and environmental …