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Funding our inseparable struggles

Melanie R. Brown 8 March 2018

If you visit this year’s International Women’s Day website, which I encourage everyone to do, you will be prompted to make a pledge to #PressforProgress. The 2018 theme recognizes the gains women have made, while …

Only a few days left to give us your opinion!

Alliance magazine 28 February 2018

We’re excited to see the responses that have come in so far on what our readers think about our new look. We would like to hear from you, so please take 5 minutes to take …

Individual donors desert Oxfam following scandal

Andrew Milner 22 February 2018

According to Oxfam CEO, Mark Goldring, 7,094 direct debits from donors have been cancelled in the wake of revelations over the sexual misconduct of some of its staff in the field. Goldring told an emergency …

North American community foundations make pledge on SDGs

Alliance magazine 22 February 2018

Philanthropy leaders from Canada, the US and Mexico have pledged to reduce poverty across North America. The 10-year commitment, made at the North American Community Foundations Summit in Mexico City, follows a report on the …

Foundations aren’t transparent enough, leading corporate funder tells Alliance

Charles Keidan 20 February 2018

The chief executives of two leading philanthropy sector organisations have sharply criticised foundation practice in the UK. In the latest Alliance podcast debating their philanthropy provocation paper Paul Streets of corporate funder the Lloyds Bank Foundation and Dan …

What makes an effective foundation?

1 Alliance magazine 20 February 2018

Welcome to the fourth Alliance Audio. This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the foundation world. In this podcast Alliance editor Charles Keidan hosts a discussion with Dan Corry, chief executive of …

New WINGS report discusses trends and diversity of global philanthropy

Emily Hurley 19 February 2018

Philanthropy development and infrastructure body, The Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) has published a landmark report – The Global Landscape of Philanthropy – assessing trends and challenges within global philanthropy, and highlighting the full …

Nine conversations to be a part of

Yvonne Trask and Sue McCabe 13 February 2018

There are at least nine conversations which Philanthropy New Zealand sees happening internationally and locally as philanthropists and grantmakers think about the challenges of doing more and doing better. What’s your take on these crucial …

Capturing the impact in impact investment

Plum Lomax and NPC 12 February 2018

Impact investing continues to rise up the agenda. It was a hot topic at Davos with TPG’s Rise Fund (co-founded by Bono) getting airtime. New impact funds are coming on stream weekly – in the …

UN Global Goals need effective community philanthropy, says CoF report

Alliance magazine 9 February 2018

Community foundations will be central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a leading philanthropy infrastructure body has claimed. That’s the view of the US Council on Foundations in a new report launched at the …