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In the US, corporations lead in Ukraine response: Here’s how to give rapidly

John Lynch and Ted Hart 15 April 2022

Donors wishing to support humanitarian relief efforts for the Ukrainian people will have no trouble finding humanitarian organizations that will accept their money. But in times of crisis, there are two major lessons that philanthropists …

GivingTuesday report looks at global nonmonetary generosity

Alliance magazine 8 April 2022

A new report from GivingTuesday looks at the broad patterns of nonmonetary generosity around the world, exploring community care, mutual aid, and other types of informal giving across the US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Brazil, India, …

Complex humanitarian emergencies: Global philanthropic giving can & should be more strategic

Alex Gray 7 April 2022

Today, more people are impacted by humanitarian crises than at any point in recorded history. Conflicts drive 80 per cent of all humanitarian needs. Yet in 2019, only 4 per cent of philanthropy’s $352 million giving for …

Is the trust-based philanthropy bubble about to burst?

2 Charles Keidan 6 April 2022

If trust-based philanthropy is the new orthodoxy sweeping the philanthropic world, then MacKenzie Scott is its undisputed champion. Scott has turned the institutional philanthropy model on its head donating over $12 billion to nonprofits over …

Why we need to make it easier to give across borders

Derek Ray-Hill 29 March 2022

The crisis in Ukraine has captured global attention – and people have responded with a deep desire to help refugees and support the charities delivering aid on the front lines. Yet the war layers on …

$1bn Gender Fund will transform systems to be more just, inclusive

Alliance magazine 26 March 2022

Co-Impact has launched the Gender Fund – a $1 billion fund aimed at advancing gender equity and women’s leadership across the world. The Gender Fund is the second fund the organization has launched, after its …

Time to make strategic philanthropy more human-focused

Charlotte Vangsgaard and Mads Holme 22 March 2022 For Subscribers

A sea change is underway in the world of philanthropy. The shift is driven partly by the cataclysmic effects of a global pandemic that has wiped out decades of developmental gains over the past few …

So you want to do a participatory strategy?

2 Rachel Stephenson Sheff 18 March 2022

Love the intention – but let’s make sure you get it right. These days, the word ‘participation’ – or rather, its sophisticated cousin ‘participatory‘ – is tossed around the social impact space like the word ‘organic’ …

$10m to improve global maternal and infant health outcomes

Alliance magazine 10 March 2022

The Patchwork Collective, ICONIQ Impact, and Lever for Change have partnered to launch the Maternal & Infant Health Award, a $10 million grant competition to help improve maternal and infant health outcomes around the world. …

Spring Impact appoints new CEO

Alliance magazine 7 March 2022

The global organisation Spring Impact has appointed Mohamed Osman as its new CEO. Spring Impact is a nonprofit leader in scaling social impact. Osman was previously the organisation’s UK Director, developing and leading the UK’s …