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Dutch government launches €24m programme to develop community philanthropy

1 Alliance magazine 20 March 2021

The Dutch government, in partnership with a consortium of four organisations including the Africa Philanthropy Network, Kenya Community Development Foundation, Wilde Ganzen and Global Fund for Community Foundations, are launching a new five-year, €24 million …


Alliance is 25!

Charles Keidan 2 March 2021 For Subscribers

We’re delighted to be celebrating our 25th anniversary at the heart of global philanthropy. Reaching 25 years old in the world of non-profit media is something none of us take for granted. We’re grateful to …


Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in the Arab region

Amy McGoldrick 23 February 2021

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations this year, celebrating Alliance’s 25 years at the heart of global philanthropy, we have launched a series of events on what the future of philanthropy holds in different …

Candid launches global Community Philanthropy Directory

Alliance magazine 18 January 2021

Candid has launched the Community Philanthropy Directory, a free database that maps the global field of community philanthropy. Candid hopes that the directory, which was launched in December, will raise the visibility of community philanthropy …

Collaboration and community in the fight against climate change

Dory Trimble and Laura García 11 January 2021

The Honnold Foundation (HF) and Global Greengrants Fund are both fighting climate change at the grassroots level. We fuel climate movements built and mobilised by community leaders worldwide, directly supporting the people at the frontlines …

New report explores community philanthropy’s response to Covid-19 in Latin America

Alliance magazine 31 December 2020

A report from Ellas and the Global Fund for Community Foundations released recently looks at how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected Latin America’s national and regional capacities to meet a challenge – and where community …

Reaching youth with sexual health information in rural Zambia demands innovation

Mavis Banda 29 December 2020

Kalumba, 19, lives with his grandmother in a remote rural community on Mbabala island on Bangweulu, Zambia’s largest lake. He lost his parents at a young age. The island, located in Samfya district, is home …

Community counts

Marcy Kelley, Gabriela Boyer and Rebecca Nelson 1 December 2020

Valuing – and accounting for – what community groups bring to a grant can pay dividends in terms of its impact and sustainability Haiti has proved difficult terrain for international funders, with many development projects …

Help! I’m the only woman invited to speak on a panel

Regi 1 December 2020

All your confidential philanthropic queries answered Philanthropy confidential is your space to safely and anonymously get advice on ethical dilemmas in the sector. Tell Regi, our secret philanthropy correspondent with impeccable standing in the global …

WINGS Forum 2020: Focus not only on sharing generosity, but sharing power

Elika Roohi 26 November 2020

The 2020 annual WINGS forum was meant to happen in Nairobi, a celebration of the organisation’s 20th anniversary with their first conference in Africa. Of course, this year made other plans – so this week …