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Survey: What has had the greatest impact on philanthropy over the last 25 years?

Alliance magazine 6 April 2021

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations, we want to know your views on the greatest philanthropic initiatives over the last 25 years. As a part of a survey running this month, we’re asking: Has …

30 lessons in pursuit of deep social impact: leveraging and creatively using resources

Leslie Pine 4 April 2021

There’s a good chance you’ve heard the phrase ‘time, talent, and treasure’ when it comes to philanthropy. Many in the field, including us at TPI, believe that a strategic, holistic approach to philanthropy involves deploying …

Ford Foundation commits $15 million to Black Feminist Fund

Elika Roohi 1 April 2021

The Ford Foundation has announced a commitment of $15 million to launch a new philanthropic fund focused on efforts to address key issues impacting Black women. Developed and led by a core group of Black …

The Covid-19 grassroots justice fund that invests in people-led justice solutions

1 Abigail Moy 31 March 2021

In the shadow of the pandemic, injustices are deepening. Migrant workers are laid off from jobs yet unable to travel or access healthcare. Survivors of gender-based violence are cut off from the institutions that might …

The Lemann Foundation and the case of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Charles Keidan 30 March 2021

What gives philanthropy its social license to operate? That’s a question which Australian philanthropy scholar, commentator and Alliance editorial board member, Krystian Seibert explored in an Alliance essay a couple of years ago. It was …

Covid-19 has changed philanthropy forever

David Mattingly 29 March 2021

Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, the funding community has wrestled with how to meet the moment as challenges continue to mount. An informal poll of Fund for Global Human Rights grantees found that, …

Coordinated global philanthropy needs to address global threats

Marcel Arsenault 27 March 2021

Long-term thinkers, including in philanthropy, have been worried about the risks of a pandemic since long before Covid-19 broke out. Jeff Skoll has famously focused on this issue for a decade, as has Bill Gates. …