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Business of Philanthropy: Baroness Valerie Amos

Alliance magazine 20 June 2021

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 Baroness Valerie Amos, the Master of …


Interview: Alix Guerrier, CEO of GlobalGiving

Elika Roohi 13 April 2021 For Subscribers

GlobalGiving is an organisation that focuses on a bottom-up approach to aid and supporting grassroots charitable projects. We wanted to understand how the crises of the last year – health, justice, political, environmental – changed …


Business of Philanthropy: H.E. Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi

Alliance magazine 11 April 2021

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 Her Excellency Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, …

Big tech giants are the new polluters

Rien van Gendt 14 March 2021

Sustainability is what we want to achieve as investment funds, right? If so, shouldn’t we be leaving BigTech stocks – companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google – out of our portfolios? We surely need …

Business of Philanthropy: H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Alliance magazine 13 March 2021

In the latest 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 H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Chairman of …

Business of Philanthropy: Milken Institute Chairman Mike Milken

Alliance magazine 6 March 2021

In the latest 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 Mike Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute, an …

Global South muffled by #TechBros in pursuit of healthy digital societies

Zibran Choudhury 4 March 2021

It seems incongruous to talk of a global divide in a world more connected than it’s ever been. However, it seems the voices of the Global South are still being muffled by a select few …

Can philanthropy tackle social polarisation? Lessons from France

Anne Lescot and Jean-Marie Destrée 2 March 2021 For Subscribers

Six years ago, a group of French foundations joined forces to help tackle social polarisation and create a more inclusive society. What has their collaboration achieved? A few days after the attacks on Charlie Hebdo …

Funders will need to help mental health charities adapt to digital delivery

Alliance magazine 28 February 2021

More funders are recognising the value and importance of digital work, but funder engagement with digital continues to lag behind need as charities struggle to secure money for digital services, particularly in the long-term, according …

New research: digital fundraising key for navigating pandemic

Alliance magazine 27 February 2021

Charitable organisations worldwide are reporting that digital fundraising capabilities and strategic financial planning are among the most crucial skills they need to remain resilient.The findings appear in the sixth volume in a series of reports, Future-Proofing Nonprofits …