You're currently viewing:

Latin America

Brazil giving circle for racial equity launches on GivingTuesday

Alliance magazine 30 November 2021

Brazil’s Baoba Fund for Racial Equity, The Women Invested to Save Earth Fund (WISE Fund), and Black Philanthropy Month have teamed up to launch its first community-based giving circle to support grassroots organisations working for …


Strengthening agroecology at the roots

Dulce Magaña and Daniel Moss 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Deepening agroecological practices and finding new ways of funding could both be vital to the planet’s future With hurricanes evermore ferocious and biodiversity vanishing at alarming rates, farming communities are re-embracing traditional agroecology practices to …


Food systems and racial equity: challenges from Brazil

Iara Rolnik 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Food systems are not just about food. Other forms of inequality are also intimately involved and must be taken into account Brazil is central to the global debate on food systems. Many describe it as …

The lasting power of an image

Alliance magazine 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

How photography can express humanity’s desire to work for the common good Philanthropic endeavour embraces a great breadth of human activity – as the images on these pages testify. Each is a winning entry to Focus: Philanthropy, a Europe-wide competition organised by Dafne to celebrate ‘unique stories of solidarity …

$3m from philanthropy to kickstart loss & damage funding at COP26; public funds don’t follow

Alliance magazine 15 November 2021

Leading climate funders, including the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), the European Climate Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the Open Society Foundations, and the Global Greengrants Fund, have committed an initial $3 million in start-up assistance …

Major foundations, western nations pledge $1.7bn for Indigenous communities to protect forests

1 Elika Roohi 3 November 2021

GLASGOW – An alliance of 17 major climate foundations, alongside the UK, US, Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands, have pledged to invest $1.7 billion to help Indigenous and local communities to protect tropical forests. Among …

The future of feminist philanthropy

Alliance magazine 2 November 2021 For Subscribers

The Urgent Action Funds are a global consortium of feminist funds that provide support for women and LBTQI+ human rights defenders across the globe. Through their four Sister Funds, they collectively support feminist activism in …

Strengthening global institutional philanthropy: insights from Latin America

Matthew D. Bird and Vicente M. León 15 October 2021

Institutional philanthropy in low- and middle-income countries is young, vibrant, and growing. Yet the nature of these philanthropic organisations differs from those in high-income countries, where operating environments benefit from an established philanthropic ecosystem. But …

Philanthropy can help Biden succeed in Central America

1 Clare Gibson Nangle and Ricardo González Bernal 4 October 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden’s comprehensive strategy to address the root causes driving migration from Central America puts foreign assistance at the centre of a $4 billion plan to tackle violence, corruption, climate change, and the …

Co-Impact opens applications to Gender Fund

Alliance magazine 1 October 2021

The Gender Fund, a $1 billion pooled fund organized by Co-Impact, has opened applications. The Fund is looking to support systems and institutional change initiatives to advance gender equality and promote women’s leadership across the …