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Alliance digital event: A global conversation on the future of philanthropy

Annmarie McQueen 15 February 2022

What does the future of philanthropy look like? Over 2021, as a part of Alliance magazine’s special 25th-anniversary celebrations, we explored that question through six special digital events across Africa, the Arab region, Asia & …

GivingTuesday adds hubs in Africa, India to further globalise movement

Alliance magazine 11 February 2022

The global movement GivingTuesday has added two new hubs in Africa and India to deepen its impact worldwide. The expansion includes hiring international staff across the two new continents that will foster the growth of …

How one foundation in Eastern Europe is tackling mental health

Suzana Djordjevic 8 February 2022

Have we forgotten humanity and solidarity? Shock. That was the feeling I had while reading about the famous French photographer René Robert, whom no one approached for nine hours and offered help after he slipped …

What’s ahead? Predictions for philanthropy in 2022 and beyond

1 Rhodri Davies 25 January 2022

It feels, right now, as if the only real certainty is uncertainty. But this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to think about the future. Once we abandon the idea of rigid predictions and focus instead …

Business of Philanthropy: B1G1 CEO Masami Sato

1 Alliance magazine 23 January 2022

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 Masami Sato, the founder and CEO …

$2bn in grants over 2021 from world’s largest community foundation

1 Alliance magazine 22 January 2022

In 2021, the United State’s leading community foundation, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, awarded $2.27 billion in grants to nearly 6,000 nonprofits and community organisations supporting education, youth and community development, health, public safety and …

‘Community knows what community needs’: Sara Lomelin on giving circles

Elika Roohi 11 January 2022

Philanthropy Together launched in April of 2020, uniquely poised to harness the power of the collective at a moment when the collective was realising its power. CEO Sara Lomelin sat down with Alliance to talk …

Business of Philanthropy: Sanjit Bunker Roy

Alliance magazine 2 January 2022

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 Sanjit Bunker Roy, Founder of the …

Community-led change and the importance of measuring what matters

Eva Rehse and Laura García 22 December 2021

This article is part of a series of articles about Community-Led Philanthropy, co-hosted by GlobalGiving. The conversation explores the ways philanthropy can support community-led change. Local communities around the world invest unmatched time, resources and energy …

How can we measure the impact of philanthropy in supporting community-led change

Rebecca Hanshaw 15 December 2021

This article is part of a series of articles about Community-Led Philanthropy, co-hosted by GlobalGiving. The conversation explores the ways philanthropy can support community-led change. If philanthropy is genuine about supporting community-led change, funders need to …