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Solidarity for Palestinian civil society from 100+ global philanthropies

Alliance magazine 20 November 2021

In an open letter, more than 100 global foundations and donors have expressed solidarity with Palestinian civil society, after six leading human rights organisations were designated as so-called ‘terrorist organisations’ by the Israeli Defense Minister, …


Business of Philanthropy: Sir Ronald Cohen

Alliance magazine 3 October 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 Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the …


NYU Abu Dhabi, Badr Jafar launch Middle East’s first academic strategic philanthropy centre

Alliance magazine 30 September 2021

The Abu Dhabi campus of New York University (NYUAD) has launched the Strategic Philanthropy Initiative, the first academic and community-based platform that aims to shape a dynamic and strategic practice of philanthropy within the UAE …

Business of Philanthropy: Sir Ronald Cohen

Alliance magazine 19 September 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 Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the …

Business of Philanthropy: Fady Jameel

Alliance magazine 12 September 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 Fady Jameel, Vice Chairman of Community …

Philanthropy mobilises to support Afghan refugees

1 Alliance magazine 6 September 2021

Philanthropy is stepping up to provide support to Afghan refugees, including a $15.7 million grants from the LEGO Foundation, a $10 million emergency fund from Open Society Foundations, and a pledge from Airbnb to provide …

25th anniversary reader survey

Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Alliance survey exclusive: Gates and Ford top perceptions of the foundations with the most positive impact worldwide Worldwide survey of Alliance readers identifies the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Ford Foundation as having the …

Where will the focus fall?

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Philanthropists and practitioners, some of whom were starting out at the same time as Alliance was commencing its own 25-year journey, tell Andrew Milner where they are hoping the philanthropic spotlight will shine during the …

Meet the philennials

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A dedicated group of philanthropy practitioners born in the same year as Alliance was launched share their hopes for a better world An anniversary issue of Alliance magazine would not be complete without hearing the …

How to help Afghans? Suggestions for impactful and respectful giving

Farahnaz Karim 30 August 2021

The security and political crisis in Afghanistan has touched many around the world who are ready to help, host and welcome Afghan refugees as the Taliban carefully calibrate and repackage their religious brand, using a …