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Trust-based philanthropy

Ise Bosch and Michael Alberg-Seberich 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Trust should be at the heart of relationships but what happens when one party to those relationships has more power than the other? People on the receiving end of power often don’t have a choice …

Experience is a profound teacher

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Reflections from a diverse group of celebrated philanthropy practitioners on the key lessons learned from the past 25 years working in the sector Blurred lines of profit and not-for-profit Atallah Kuttab, founder SAANED for Philanthropy …

Homegrown philanthropy

Maria Chertok 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

The burgeoning of philanthropy in emerging market economies is rooted in the development of organisational infrastructure  When I joined a newly established Moscow office of the Ford Foundation in early 1996, everything was clear: there …

Coverage of philanthropy comes of age

Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Philanthropy media and communications infrastructure is poised for growth but there’s still work to do A specialist philanthropy sector media is on the brink of maturity. In common with philanthropy infrastructure in general, the most …

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 …

It’s time to change the future of funding for youth action

Vanessa Stevens, Elisa Novoa, Freya Seath and Sonya Friel 26 August 2021

This year’s International Youth Day provided an opportunity to recognize how young people have endured the pandemic and to celebrate their actions for community recovery and resilience. It was also a call to the global community …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Africa

Annmarie McQueen 17 August 2021

In recent years, Africa has had to deal with the effects of the pandemic, growing inequality, and the threat of climate change. In addition, individual African countries have faced their own challenges. How has African …

Does philanthropy have too much influence? Or not enough?

Alliance magazine 13 July 2021

Pandemic response around the globe has elevated and centred philanthropy, causing many bystanders to pay attention to the sector for the first time. From recognising the influence of the Gates Foundation on global public health …

Enough is enough: why it’s time to independently and publicly rate foundations

Danielle Walker Palmour 6 July 2021

There is something wrong at the heart of philanthropy in the UK. On one hand, a range of recent reports has highlighted the substantial strengths of our sector which have shone brightly during the Covid-19 …