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Tanzania’s Foundation for Civil Society at forefront of country’s COVID-19 response

1 Alliance magazine 7 August 2020

In Tanzania, the Foundation for Civil Society has been leading the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in many ways, including reallocating funds, spearheading further fundraising, and organising campaigns to provide protective equipment to healthcare …


Together we can do it: The potential of philanthropy for the SDGs

Annette Kleinbrod and Martin Speer 3 August 2020

Crises and radical changes characterise this year. Many of us realise: we must work for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. What can foundations contribute? A new report from Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (Federal Association …


Stop making us package and repackage racial equity and justice

Eleni Refu 27 July 2020

As a recent entrant to the world of PSOs after having spent some years in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, I was particularly eager to learn more about the challenges PSOs face in advancing racial …

AFIELD announces 2020 mentees

Alliance magazine 22 July 2020

The Tsadik Foundation supported AFIELD programme has announced its 2020 mentees: Andrea Yarbrough from the U.S., Theo Prodromidis from Greece, and Waysatta Fernández from Mexico. The three mentees will receive $1,500 in seed funding to …

Equipping young people with the skills of the past for the work of the future

Abeer Al Fouti 15 July 2020

Today the world marks an International Youth Skills Day like no other – 2020 not only heralded the beginning of a new decade but the beginnings of a new, unforeseeable world; one that will be …

New report studies impact of COVID-19 on African civil society organisations

Alliance magazine 8 July 2020

The immediate impact of COVID-19 on African civil society organisations (CSOs) was swift, widespread, and destabilising. This is one of the main findings of a new survey undertaken by @AfricanNGOs and EPIC-Africa. Titled ‘The Impact of COVID-19 …

Ashanti Perú, Institute for Rural Initiatives win 2020 Sustainability Award

Alliance magazine 4 July 2020

Ashanti Perú and Institute for Rural Initiatives have been announced as the winner of the 2020 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Awards. The annual Sustainability Awards – named in honour of Global Fund for Children’s founder Ajmera …

Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society releases 2020 Doing Good Index

Alliance magazine 22 June 2020

The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), a Hong Kong-based research and advisory organisation, has released its annual Doing Good Index. The study’s purpose is to examine the vital role of the social sector, …

External communications tips to non-profits during the COVID-19 crisis

1 Olga Shershen 14 June 2020

The world is in the grip of a large-scale health crisis and this is an endurance test for charities. All aspects of the work of the third sector organisations have changed in the context of …

Entering the funding arena

Halima Mahomed, Graciela Hopstein and Romy Krämer 2 June 2020

Social movements have rarely featured in funders’ theories of change or strategies. This is slowly changing and international interest in movements is rising Friday’s for Future, NiUnaMenos, Lucha, #BlackLivesMatter, the uprisings in Chile and HongKong, …