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Here’s how philanthropy can change: editorial team shares recommendations in Alliance’s 100th issue

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021

Global philanthropy should increase diversity on every level and facilitate wider ownership of the philanthropy debate, increase levels of participation and trust-based philanthropy, urgently commit more resources to tackle climate change, and fulfil its unique …


25 years of philanthropy

Barry Knight 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

From the flourishing of civil society to the fall of philanthrocapitalism and shift to a more trust-based philanthropy, our field has changed considerably in the last 25 years Alliance was born into an age of …


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 …

Elite philanthropy in Africa

Bhekinkosi Moyo 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Wealthy Africans should do much more to solve the continent’s problems as inequality continues to grow There seems to be no limit to the growth of inequality in the world in general, and in Africa …

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 …

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 …

Business of Philanthropy: Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

1 Alliance magazine 1 August 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 Peter Maurer, President of the International …

Awards recognise innovative work responding to natural disasters in Asia

Alliance magazine 23 July 2021

A Singapore-based organisation, EcoWorth Tech, and the Simson Center from the United States have been announced as winners of the 2021 SAFE STEPS Disaster Tech Awards. The Awards, organised by the Prudence Foundation and the …

Business of Philanthropy: The Tony Elumelu Foundation founder Tony O. Elumelu

Alliance magazine 18 July 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 Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N. leading investor …

Volunteers are a crucial resource that philanthropy can help cultivate

Vipul Chawla 3 July 2021

The significance of volunteer work as a collective action is crucial for societal upliftment. Volunteers act like fuel to the engine of non-profits, as some organisations depend highly on the work these individuals engage in. …