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Pandemic – A time to demonstrate philanthropy at its best

Krystian Seibert 17 March 2020

Krystian Seibert shares his reflections about what the COVID-19 pandemic means for the Australian charities sector and four things philanthropy needs to do. I hesitated writing this piece. Because everywhere I look, be it news …

Flexibility and freedom of foundation funding can boost third sector during Coronavirus crisis

Carola Carazzone 17 March 2020

Let’s trust in the third sector to protect the most vulnerable. Sometimes nightmares come true, and dystopian futures only seen in books and movies become a reality. Today our attention is on the victims and …

Lessons from a fundraising journey

Jennifer Louie 16 March 2020

I have previously written about my views on why donors and philanthropists should give greater consideration to funding first time managers. And similar perspectives have been shared by others in the field. But I rarely …

Alliance Breakfast Club – CANCELLED

Alliance magazine 13 March 2020

Alliance magazine hosts quarterly events in London based on our most recent special feature. Sadly, due to ongoing public health concerns, the Alliance Breakfast Club on Indigenous Philanthropy, due to take place on Wednesday 25 …

Calouste Gulbenkian announce €1 million prize to reward innovation in tackling climate crisis

Alliance magazine 12 March 2020

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation recently announced a €1 million prize to reward outstanding work in climate change mitigation and adaptation.  The Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity will be awarded annually and will aim to recognise people, groups of people and/or …

Three signs of a scarcity mindset in your philanthropy

Kris Putnam-Walkerly 11 March 2020

As a donor, you want to change the world. You seek transformational change. You don’t want a band-aid. You want solutions. But something stands in your way. That thing between well-intentioned donors and transformational giving …

#NextPhilanthropy: What have we learned, and what’s next in global philanthropy?

Amy McGoldrick 10 March 2020

The end of February saw Alliance hosting Next Philanthropy’s first ever London event, amidst both literal and metaphorical storms of change. Next Philanthropy, initiated by the German Association of Foundations (BDS) in partnership with Alliance, …

Gaúchos, guardians and global warming

Andrew Milner 10 March 2020

‘Who was Rosas? An owner of land. What did he accumulate? Land. What did he give to his supporters? Land. What did he take from his enemies? Land.’ This crisp summary of the nineteenth century …

Bezos’ $10bn donation should not pitch philanthropy and taxation against each other – that would be a zero-sum game

Rhodri Davies 7 March 2020

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ recent major foray into philanthropy came with the announcement that he is going to commit $10 billion to combat the global climate crisis. The world’s richest man has previously been criticised …

Entrepreneurial skills-building…the new frontier in giving?

Michael Dermer 5 March 2020

Three things Star Trek got right about philanthropy in the entrepreneurship space  ’… the final frontier These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise  Its five-year mission  To explore strange new worlds  To seek out …