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Everyone has skin in the game

Lukas Haynes and Omar Sana 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Climate change and food systems are intimately connected, leaving philanthropy with an increasingly critical role in the task of mitigating one and changing the other The scale of investment required for the economic transformation that …


Building on Indigenous knowledge

Lourdes Inga and Phrang Roy 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Learning from the knowledge of Indigenous Peoples is vital for the transformation of global food systems In transforming the future of food, funders need to support food sovereignty, agrobiodiversity, and Indigenous Peoples’ food systems that move away …


Interview: Jeff Bradach, co-founder of The Bridgespan Group

Charles Keidan 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Jeff Bradach is co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, arguably among the world’s most influential non-profit and philanthropic advisory firms. Best known today for advising leading philanthropists, including Mackenzie Scott, on donating billions of philanthropic dollars, Bridgespan itself is branching out with over 300 members of staff and …

Business as usual is a non-starter

Jennifer Astone and Rex Raimond 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Covid-19 revealed the weaknesses of current food systems but also highlighted initiatives which could be transformative When the Covid-19 pandemic closed down markets, borders, and trucking, it exposed the limitations of global food supply chains. …

Challenges impact us all

Richard Marker 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Congratulations to Alliance on its 100th issue. It captures both the developments in the field over the last generation but also the continuing dialectic tensions that underscore our work.  The profound institutional and technological changes that inform what we …

Hobson’s choice – tax and philanthropy

Charles Keidan 30 November 2021

Too often, asking wealthy people to give more philanthropically or requiring them to pay more tax is presented as a binary choice. But does it have to be this way?  Graham Hobson is an unusually …

A well-woven gem!

Michael D. Layton 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Congratulations on a wonderful 100th issue! I was particularly gratified to see the thread of community philanthropy woven through so much of the content. I also applaud the space given to critical voices, both those critical …

How can endowments and foundations protect portfolios against rising inflation?

Texas Hemmaplardh 24 November 2021

This article is advertiser content paid for by Mercer, © 2021 Mercer LLC. All rights reserved. Inflation is a great unknown risk for endowments and foundations but building resilience to protect against it is a …

Future of philanthropy media

Annmarie McQueen 23 November 2021

Does philanthropy get the media it deserves? The philanthropy-focused media is coming of age. Outlets and publications are scrambling to meet the needs of readers seeking insight on philanthropy within and beyond our field. As …

The climate philanthropy statesman

Elika Roohi 16 November 2021 For Subscribers

GLASGOW – The Hewlett Foundation has traditionally been one of the biggest and longstanding funders in the climate philanthropy space, but this year they are asking their board to increase their budget by 40 per …