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The future of philanthropy, 2030 and beyond

Liz Gadd 4 December 2021

Are we optimistic or pessimistic? At this year’s NPC Ignites, our annual conference, we hosted a session on the future of philanthropy. This session explored a vision for philanthropy in 2030 and beyond. It was …


In profile: Food Systems Philanthropy

Alliance magazine 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

From production to distribution and consumption, philanthropy helps to shape global food systems. Here is a snapshot of some of the principal organisations and groups active in the field. Funders for Regenerative Agriculture (FORA) aims …


Future of philanthropy media

Annmarie McQueen 23 November 2021

Does philanthropy get the media it deserves? The philanthropy-focused media is coming of age. Outlets and publications are scrambling to meet the needs of readers seeking insight on philanthropy within and beyond our field. As …

Solidarity for Palestinian civil society from 100+ global philanthropies

Alliance magazine 20 November 2021

In an open letter, more than 100 global foundations and donors have expressed solidarity with Palestinian civil society, after six leading human rights organisations were designated as so-called ‘terrorist organisations’ by the Israeli Defense Minister, …

Alliance webinar: The future of philanthropy in Asia

Annmarie McQueen 16 November 2021

Change is inevitable, but what forms will it take? Asian philanthropists pivoted almost immediately to tackle the first wave of the pandemic, reflecting the flexible, innovative and catalytic nature of philanthropy. As funders rise to …

EFC Annual Conference 2021: From crisis to opportunity

Alliance magazine 26 October 2021

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s European Foundation Centre conference in Vienna, Austria. We’d like to thank the following contributors: Lucy Bernholz Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and …

EFC Conference 2021: Day two in Tweets!

Alliance magazine 19 October 2021

Highlights from day two of the European Foundation Centre Annual Conference: ‘From crisis to opportunity – How can philanthropy accelerate sustainable change?’ Philanthropy track .@CassieRobinson summarises at #PhilanthropyWorks by raising the potential for a Foresight …

Civil society in the digital age: 2021 EFC Conference Preview

Lucy Bernholz 18 October 2021

The 2021 European Foundation Centre annual conference will look at ‘ways for philanthropy to help catalyse a more holistic response to the vast challenges that still lie ahead’. The event will take shape via four …

Philanthropy can help Biden succeed in Central America

1 Clare Gibson Nangle and Ricardo González Bernal 4 October 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden’s comprehensive strategy to address the root causes driving migration from Central America puts foreign assistance at the centre of a $4 billion plan to tackle violence, corruption, climate change, and the …

Alliance event: 25 years in philanthropy

Elika Roohi 21 September 2021

To celebrate the special milestone of 25 years and 100 issues of Alliance magazine being at the heart of global philanthropy, Alliance hosted an event at the Aga Khan Centre in London last week with …