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Breakfast Club on #RoyalPhilanthropy – now streaming live on Facebook

Alliance magazine 1 February 2019

Tune in and take part! Just visit http://www.facebook.com/Alliancemagazine to watch! Panellists and members of the audience will discuss the benefits, and potential drawbacks, of worldwide royal philanthropy. The Panel: Joanne Bladd – Guest editor ‘Royal …


Watch the Alliance Breakfast Club live on Facebook – 1 February 2019

Alliance magazine 31 January 2019

In partnership with Philanthropy Age, Alliance magazine is hosting our next Breakfast Club on Royal Philanthropy this Friday 1 February 2019 in London. Panellists and members of the audience will discuss the benefits, and potential …


Foundation funding is influencing reporting in international journalism

Alliance magazine 29 January 2019

Funding by private foundations is inadvertently changing the international journalism it supports, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study was conducted by Dr Martin Scott of UEA’s …

World Bank Group launches $50 billion fund for five-year action plan on climate change

Alliance magazine 19 January 2019

This week, the World Bank Group (WBG) announced its five-year ‘Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience’, set to commence at the end of June 2021. Under the new plan, average yearly funding has …

Annual industry forecast on philanthropy and digital civil society

Alliance magazine 16 January 2019

Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) have released the 2019 annual industry forecast about the ways the sector uses private resources for public benefit in the digital age. ‘Philanthropy and Digital Civil …

Co-Impact announces $80 million in grants to support nine million people in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America

Alliance magazine 15 January 2019

Co-Impact announced its first round of grants today totalling more than $80 million to improve education, health, and economic opportunities for an estimated nine million people over the next five years across Africa, South Asia, …

It’s not a game of choices

Décio Emanuel 4 January 2019

BuySocial currently markets itself as ‘aiming to build markets for social enterprises among the general public and private and public sectors’. But that’s not building a market, is it? It’s pushing against the existing markets, …

Supporting micro-level solutions is key to up-scaling innovation towards the SDGs

Isaac Ofosu Debrah 21 December 2018

It would be an understatement to say that the SDGs call for innovation and new ways of doing things. Despite the word ‘innovation’ being used to the extent of banality, the ideas of it becoming …

The three giants – a parable…or possibly a conundrum

Andrew Milner 17 December 2018

In a remote time and place – it might have been anywhere – there was a village. The villagers cultivated their fields, harvested their crops and suffered the usual pains and pleasures people do. Then …

New study reveals the world’s most 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 …