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Philanthropy, it’s time to get involved with digital equity

Chris Worman 15 August 2022

If you are reading this, you’ve crossed the digital divide. One in two people on the planet have not.  You can take advantage of an increasing array of digital products and services. Unconnected families cannot; …


‘Invest in things that are uncertain’: Stefan Germann says shake it up

Elika Roohi 2 August 2022 For Subscribers

Switzerland’s Fondation Botnar has a mission familiar to the foundation world: improving the health of youth people. But the foundation’s specific focus is the inclusion of youth voices and the equitable use of artificial intelligence …


AVPN Global Conference 2022

Alliance magazine 5 July 2022

Over six plenaries, 42 breakout sessions, workshops, networking experiences and small group sessions, the AVPN Global Conference 2022 provided a deep-dive into the cross-cutting thematic areas that represent the most pressing challenges in the region, …

Winning Asia’s future, now

Cazadira Fediva Tamzil, Stevinson Tendon and Indira Zahra-Aridati 4 July 2022

Collaborative governance to close the talent gap and unlock force for good Covid-19, digitalisation, climate change… all these structural disruptions necessitate a new generation of talents as a force for good. This is a critical …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 31 May 2022

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2022 issue of Alliance: The Americas $1bn Gender Fund aims to transform systems Gates board adds four new trustees How Latin …

Fintech is part of Africa’s green transition

Christina Luke 17 May 2022

As Africa prepares for some of the worst effects of climate change, could innovations that merge fintech and climate solutions help the continent accelerate to its sustainable development goals? Time is no one’s friend in …

Business of Philanthropy: Shayma Al Sabah

Alliance magazine 8 May 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 Shayma Al Sabah, Founder of Give. …

What could Elon Musk’s Twitter bid mean for philanthropy?

Rhodri Davies 4 May 2022

Elon Musk’s penchant for publicity stunts, deliberately provocative statements and picking fights has made him a magnet for media attention. Things stepped up a notch further recently following the announcement that he is to buy …

If philanthropists want to drive democratic change, they need a new approach to technology

Stefan Germann 16 March 2022

It’s undeniable that technology has transformed our world. It has brought dramatic societal shifts and ways to connect, learn and participate that were once unimaginable. Each sector has uniquely benefited from the rise of technology …

Perpetual NFT royalties could be a useful tool for philanthropy

1 Tom Mizzone 12 March 2022

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have already proven themselves to be a useful tool for organisations to raise funds. These one-of-a-kind, blockchain-based tokens are highly programmable and contain unique data making each one entirely distinct and non-interchangeable …