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European Foundation Centre start latest mapping of environmental funding

Alliance magazine 11 February 2020

The European Foundation Centre’s (EFC) European Environmental Funders Group has launched a call for input for the fifth edition of its environmental funding mapping, building upon the success of the fourth mapping in 2018, which …

Funding through a climate lens: How can funders strategically respond to climate change?

Eva Rehse 3 February 2020

Climate change is the largest and most pervasive threat to both people and the planet. Yet, too often funders still tend to think of climate change as siloed in our analysis and responses, or a …

ClimatePhilanthropy2030 – a commitment from the board and staff of Alliance

Alliance magazine 28 January 2020

Today, Alliance magazine has launched ClimatePhilanthropy2030 – our commitment to provide over 500 pieces of unique content on climate philanthropy over the next decade. Read our public pledge Climate change is a defining issue of our …

For the immensity of the sea

Shloka Nath 28 January 2020

A new cross-sector initiative is developing a collective and distinctively Indian response to the climate crisis. My father has often said if I want to build a ship, I should bring people together, not to …

The right time to do right is always right now

Truus Huisman 28 January 2020

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the past, present …

Packard Foundation announce Nancy Lindborg as President and CEO

Alliance magazine 25 January 2020

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Board of Trustees announced the selection of Nancy Lindborg as the Foundation’s new president and CEO. Lindborg will lead the foundation in its commitment to advance the lives of …

A philanthropic coalition for climate emergency and social justice

Marie-Stéphane Maradeix 24 January 2020

This article was written for the European Foundation Centre as part of a specially commissioned blog series celebrating Its 30th anniversary. Click here to read more posts from some of the most influential thought-leaders on philanthropy discussing the past, present …

No, Canada’s environmental movement is not funded by foreign funds

Kristen Pue 23 January 2020

This post was written in reaction to an article recently published in Canada’s National Observer: Bomb threat called into Tides Canada an extension of political theatre by Joanna Kerr, CEO of Tides Canada. Vivian Krause and other …

India climate collaborative launched by industry leaders

Alliance magazine 22 January 2020

In a bold effort to solve India’s climate challenge, over ten of the country’s foremost philanthropies have come together to found the India Climate Collaborative (ICC). The ICC marks the first-ever collective response by philanthropy …

Interview: Harriet Lamb, Ashden

Andrew Milner 21 January 2020 For Subscribers

How can a prize make a difference to an abiding problem like climate change? Harriet Lamb, CEO of Ashden Sustainable Solutions, Sustainable Lives explains to Andrew Milner how the Ashden Awards are not all about …