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Grantmaking reform is up for grabs; here’s how to make it stick

Gemma Bull and Tom Steinberg 21 July 2021

The cat is out of the bag, and the horse has long since bolted. The fact that the profession of grantmaking needs reform is now no longer a secret whispered at the edges of conferences …

Philanthropy must act to transform global food systems

Alliance magazine 14 July 2021

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food has launched a report calling the philanthropy community to action when it comes to transforming food systems. The report, ‘How to Transform Food Systems’, is being released …

Technology and the democratisation of philanthropy

Cor Hoekstra 5 July 2021

The philanthropic community has truly world-changing financial resources. Imagine if its technology infrastructure were equally robust. As a small-scale philanthropist, I’m all too familiar with the barriers and inefficiencies faced by both nonprofits and smaller …

Co-Impact announces new $1 billion Gender Fund

Alliance magazine 1 July 2021

Co-Impact has announced a new Gender Fund that aims to raise and deploy $1 billion. The fund will launch at the end of 2021, and Co-Impact plans for it to accelerate progress towards gender equality …

Business of Philanthropy: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

Alliance magazine 27 June 2021

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge, speaks with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees …

IKEA, Rockefeller Foundations pledge $1 billion to fund renewable energy in developing nations

Alliance magazine 26 June 2021

The IKEA Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation announced this week that the two funders would be joining forces to set up a $1 billion fund supporting renewable energy programmes in developing nations. The joint fund will …

Alliance webinar: Climate philanthropy now – where should philanthropy put its funding?

Annmarie McQueen 22 June 2021

Currently only 2 per cent of philanthropic giving goes towards addressing climate change, however it’s clear that more is urgently needed. To mark the publication of our June issue, this webinar brought together a panel …