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Alliance partners with global women’s empowerment campaign, SHE IS MORE 2022

Alliance magazine 17 August 2022

Alliance magazine has partnered with IIX Foundation and its annual flagship programme, SHE IS MORE 2022, to celebrate women and youth through art. This global art competition invites young artists across the world to share …


From rhetoric to reality: practicing partnership in philanthropy

Anna Hirsch-Holland 16 August 2022 For Subscribers

The rhetoric on the need for partnership to increase our impact is deafening, but what does it mean in practice? Philanthropists are increasingly recognising that they can only achieve innovation and impact by supporting and …


Philanthropy, it’s time to get involved with digital equity

Chris Worman 15 August 2022

If you are reading this, you’ve crossed the digital divide. One in two people on the planet have not.  You can take advantage of an increasing array of digital products and services. Unconnected families cannot; …

Norwegian Refugee Council wins $2.5m Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Alliance magazine 14 August 2022

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded its $2.5 million Hilton Humanitarian Prize to the Norwegian Refugee Council, an organisation working in more than 35 countries to support people forced to flee their homes. The …

Philanthropy can’t wait any longer, it needs to decolonise aid now

Patricia McIlreavy 10 August 2022

Every sector grapples with its own issues and challenges, often publicly and not always productively. Despite commonalities in purpose, principles and values among its many actors, the international humanitarian sector is no different. For more …

Philanthropy can advance business for good around climate ambitions and beyond

Social Innovation Exchange 3 August 2022

A new way of thinking about corporate purpose and climate risks Businesses have an important role to play in transitioning our planet to a sustainable and green future, but the idea that businesses should care …

$25m from IKEA foundation to promote climate-friendly cooling

Alliance magazine 31 July 2022

About 10 air conditioners will be sold every second for the next 30 years as demand for cooling systems skyrockets during increasingly frequent heatwaves. A new $25 million grant from the IKEA Foundation to the …

Philanthropy must engage with the ‘Action For Climate Empowerment’ agenda

Alice Amorim and Amiera Sawas 27 July 2022

A global transformation which is just, rapid, and in line with reducing warming to under 1.5 degrees Celsius is not possible without people. For too long, people from all walks of life have been left …

Alliance event: Funding loss and damage

Amy McGoldrick 26 July 2022

‘Loss and damage’ is a particular phrase the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change uses to refer to the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt to – such as low-lying …

Funders join network to protect abortion rights

Alliance magazine 26 July 2022

The International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Discrimination and Stigma (inroads) has launched a Funder Call to Action, asking funder organisations to break the silence and stigma that shrouds abortion by taking a stance …