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Stop wasting your time, energy, and effort. Improve your communications and progress faster!

Décio Emanuel 28 September 2018

When meeting with founders and directors of social enterprises, one struggle that comes back to me every time is their poor communication within the team. Most social enterprises are small businesses, with usually 2 to …


Philanthropy must end its self-imposed isolation

1 Amanda Aguilar 25 September 2018

I just finished reading The (continuing) enigma of Kaspar Hauser article by Alliance’s Andrew Milner, castigating the philanthropic sector’s self-imposed isolation from the people it is supposed to serve. I’m so happy that Alliance is …


SEWF 2018: What’s new with social good

Amy McGoldrick 18 September 2018

‘You exist despite the system, not because of it.’ Adele Peek, General Manager for Indigenous Engagement at Foundation for Young Australians, took to a stage that was overwhelmingly white and male at the Social Enterprise …

Global Donors Forum 2018: The future of Muslim philanthropy

Fozia Irfan 15 September 2018

As a newcomer to the world of Muslim philanthropy, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect at the Global Donors Forum, held last week in London. I admit that I may have some insider knowledge …

Children’s Investment Fund Foundation pledges $500 million to combat climate change

Alliance magazine 14 September 2018

Today, the UK’s Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) pledged $500 million over the next five years to combat climate change. This funding contributes to a $4 billion global commitment – the largest-ever philanthropic investment in …

Fueling a revolution on international change: Individual and family philanthropists

Ina Breuer and Maggi Alexander 4 September 2018

All funders, big and small, are interested in the impact of their investments. This can be particularly tricky in the realm of international philanthropy where investments are made within diverse cultural contexts. Smaller funders don’t …

Muslim philanthropy comes of age

1 Charles Keidan 4 September 2018

Unlocking a huge untapped potential for giving There is general agreement that we don’t know as much as we’d like to know about Muslim philanthropy, a phenomenon broadly defined as giving ‘of any kind, which …

Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads

Tariq Cheema 4 September 2018

The successful melding of new models of giving with practices embedded in Islamic tradition has the potential to reap rewards for society on a global scale Today, there are an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims, constituting …

The untapped potential of Muslim giving

1 Yunus Sola 4 September 2018

A bold future beckons for the worldwide impact of Muslim philanthropy if the Islamic community has the determination to answer some urgent questions Almost a quarter of the world’s population are giving money, charity, alms …

Interview: Ise Bosch and Justus Eisfeld

Charles Keidan 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

As a philanthropist, Ise Bosch goes her own way. A scion of a well-known German philanthropic family, she nevertheless chooses the issues she funds and the way she funds them. The recent award of the …