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2020 Annual Conference – DC Nonprofit Conference

Alliance magazine 17 July 2019

Is philanthropic collaboration worth it? New research reveals what leads to success or to failure

Leonardo Lacerda 17 July 2019

There is a trend towards greater collaboration among philanthropic organisations. More foundations are pooling resources and working together to achieve impact at the scale of the problems we tackle: from climate change to poverty. But …


Time to change the way we invest

Ellen Dorsey 16 July 2019 For Subscribers

A growing number of foundations are deploying a portion of their capital to mission aligned investment strategies. This is an important trend. Still, only a relatively small number of foundations seek positive environmental and social …

AIDF Global Summit 2019

Alliance magazine 10 July 2019

EMpower announce Cynthia Steele as new president and CEO

Alliance magazine 7 July 2019

The Emerging Markets Foundation (EMpower) has announced the appointment of Cynthia Steele as their new president and CEO after 14 years as their Executive Vice President and Global Head of Programs. As Executive Vice President …

Wealthy philanthropists call on themselves to pay more tax

Alliance magazine 6 July 2019

A group of wealthy Americans have written an open letter to the 2020 presidential candidates in support of a wealth tax. The letter is signed by 20 individuals including philanthropist George Soros, Facebook’s co-founder Chris …

George Soros and Charles Koch team up to form new think thank

Alliance magazine 5 July 2019

Billionaire philanthropists George Soros and Charles Koch have teamed up to launch the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft which ‘promotes ideas that move US foreign policy away from endless war and toward vigorous diplomacy in the …

30th SRI Conference & Community

Alliance magazine 3 July 2019

Leverage for peace philanthropy in USA Global Fragility Act

Madeline Rose 3 July 2019

Alliance magazine’s June 2019 issue affirmed what many of us in the peace, peacebuilding, and humanitarian communities feared: peace-related philanthropy makes up less than one per cent of total global philanthropic giving. The Alliance editorial team …

EDGE Funders Alliance appoint new Co-Executive Directors

Alliance magazine 30 June 2019

EDGE Funders Alliance have appointed Sofia Arroyo Martin Del Campo and Arianne Shaffer as Co-Executive Directors to replace Mark Randazzo who will be retiring at the end of the July. Sofia has been involved with …