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Bernard van Leer study discusses reducing violence in El Salvador at its root

Alliance magazine 4 March 2019

Over the past 50 years, The Bernard van Leer Foundation has invested over half a billion dollars to benefit early childhood development around the world. Through partnerships, the Foundation has played a pivotal role in …

Bernard van Leer study highlights educational improvements for indigenous children in Guatemala

Alliance magazine 3 March 2019

Over the past 50 years, The Bernard van Leer Foundation has invested over half a billion dollars to benefit early childhood development around the world. Bernard van Leer commissioned journalists to write a series of six …

New Latin American award on women and philanthropy

Alliance magazine 1 March 2019

ELLAS-Women and Philanthropy has launched a new initiative to identify and increase the visibility of the role of women in community philanthropy across Latin America and in the Latino communities in the United States. With …

Alliance magazine and SSIR launch exclusive joint digital subscription offer

Alliance magazine 26 February 2019

Alliance magazine and the Stanford Social Innovation Review are offering a one year digital-only subscription to BOTH for only $69.95USD. This offer is available until Thursday 28 February. SSIR is a must-read for any serious …

Philanthropy in Brazil: opportunity beyond Bolsonaro

Marcia Kalvon Woods and João Paulo Vergueiro 16 February 2019

Pretty much everyone has heard about the new Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, who somehow resembles the American one to the point of having been called the ‘Trump from the Tropics’ by the Washington Post (US) and the Guardian (UK). …

Ordem e progresso and generosity? Brazilian philanthropy in a nutshell

William Renaut 7 February 2019

The world’s ninth largest economy has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. However, the country continues to face the problems shared by the South American continent: rampant social inequalities, corruption and, more recently, political instability. …

Jair Bolsanaro steals headlines, but something amazing just happened in Brazilian politics

2 Paula Jancso Fabiani 22 January 2019

Brazil has undergone seismic political change. The headlines are being dominated – quite understandably – by the new Government, led by President Jair Bolsonaro. As a result, a piece of legislation that has become law …

Co-Impact announces $80 million in grants to support nine million people in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America

Alliance magazine 15 January 2019

Co-Impact announced its first round of grants today totalling more than $80 million to improve education, health, and economic opportunities for an estimated nine million people over the next five years across Africa, South Asia, …

New report looks at funding against LGBTI communities around the world

Alliance magazine 5 December 2018

A new report by the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) ‘Religious Conservatism on the Global Stage: Threats and Challenges for LGBTI Rights’ documents the main conservative strategies, discourses, funding sources, and actors opposing sexual orientation and …