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Human rights funding increases by a third to total $2.8 billion

Alliance magazine 19 July 2019

Foundation funding for human rights totalled £2.8 billion in 2016 according to a new report from Human Rights Funders Network and Candid – an increase of 34 per cent from the previous year. The latest …

New paper looks at Individual giving in India, Russia, the Arab region and Brazil

Alliance magazine 15 July 2019

Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace have released Individual giving in India, Russia, the Arab region and Brazil as part of PSJP’s Philanthropy Study. The current paper looks at individual giving by ordinary people in …

Exploring the potential for cryptocurrency in philanthropy

Jack Burgess 13 July 2019

What exactly are cryptocurrencies? Hundreds of coins with names such as Ripple, Bitcoin and Ethereum have sprouted up over the last few years, developing a cult-like following among the tech-savvy, and who’s values have notoriously …

Addressing the peace-building data problem

Aaron Stanley, Grant Masterson and Arsene Brice Bado 11 July 2019

Peace-building has a data problem. Or three, to be precise: Definitional issues – The field lags behind others like international development, not least because of a focus on amorphous concepts like social cohesion that are …

George Soros and Charles Koch team up to form new think thank

Alliance magazine 5 July 2019

Billionaire philanthropists George Soros and Charles Koch have teamed up to launch the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft which ‘promotes ideas that move US foreign policy away from endless war and toward vigorous diplomacy in the …

Best practices in celebrity foundation management

Jenny Santi 2 July 2019

‘Give me your xxxxing money!’ An urban legend has it that the Irish rocker Bob Geldof blurted this out on a microphone in an effort to raise funds for the Ethiopian famine at LiveAid, the …

Youth movements and funders need to learn to understand each other better

Gioel Gioacchino 1 July 2019

Like with dating, clearer communication and mutual understanding can improve relationships between youth movements and funders At a recent global gathering of activists in Belgrade, the host of a popular Serbian spoof news television show …

#NextPhilanthropy: Global and local views on the state of philanthropy

Alliance magazine 25 June 2019

#NextPhilanthropy and Alliance magazine host a panel at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim exploring global and local views on the state of philanthropy. Chaired by Alliance magazine editor Charles Keidan, this session …

A culture of care: helping activists and their allies look after themselves

Marianne Mollmann 22 June 2019

Self-care is often the last thing on the minds of frontline human rights defenders. But it is the only thing that can make activism sustainable. Last year at least 321 human rights defenders, in 27 countries, …

We know what needs to be done to end war. We just aren’t sure how to do it.

1 Conor Seyle 19 June 2019

The challenges of peacebuilding can seem insurmountable both for philanthropists considering entering the area and for those who have been working on peace for decades. Modern wars are often the result of a tangle of …