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Future of philanthropy media

Annmarie McQueen 23 November 2021

Does philanthropy get the media it deserves? The philanthropy-focused media is coming of age. Outlets and publications are scrambling to meet the needs of readers seeking insight on philanthropy within and beyond our field. As …


AVPN’s Korea-focused Digital Transformation Fund gets $1m grant from Google.org

Alliance magazine 12 November 2021

Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, has donated $1 million to the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network’s (AVPN) Digital Transformation Fund, which will aim to help underserved and impacted communities in Korea. The fund will go …


The effects of digital systems on giving

Lucy Bernholz 27 October 2021

Digital systems like mobile phones and networked computers make it ever easier to ask for money and to give it – possibly even too easy, as the Scrooge-like feeling I recounted having at the opening …

EFC Annual Conference 2021: From crisis to opportunity

Alliance magazine 26 October 2021

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s European Foundation Centre conference in Vienna, Austria. We’d like to thank the following contributors: Lucy Bernholz Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Europe

Annmarie McQueen 26 October 2021

The face of European philanthropy is changing. Funding priorities, strategies and practices are being re-examined in response to wealth inequality, the climate emergency and the Covid pandemic. To meaningfully contribute to Europe’s most pressing issues, …

In pursuit of digital humanism

Zibran Choudhury 26 October 2021

Last week, The EFC held their 2021 Annual Conference, and Alliance asked its readers what session they would like to hear about most in a poll. The winner was ‘Philanthropy’s new normal’ in the Philanthropy …

EFC Conference 2021: Day two in Tweets!

Alliance magazine 19 October 2021

Highlights from day two of the European Foundation Centre Annual Conference: ‘From crisis to opportunity – How can philanthropy accelerate sustainable change?’ Philanthropy track .@CassieRobinson summarises at #PhilanthropyWorks by raising the potential for a Foresight …

Civil society in the digital age: 2021 EFC Conference Preview

Lucy Bernholz 18 October 2021

The 2021 European Foundation Centre annual conference will look at ‘ways for philanthropy to help catalyse a more holistic response to the vast challenges that still lie ahead’. The event will take shape via four …

Alliance event: 25 years in philanthropy

Elika Roohi 21 September 2021

To celebrate the special milestone of 25 years and 100 issues of Alliance magazine being at the heart of global philanthropy, Alliance hosted an event at the Aga Khan Centre in London last week with …

Here’s how philanthropy can change: editorial team shares recommendations in Alliance’s 100th issue

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021

Global philanthropy should increase diversity on every level and facilitate wider ownership of the philanthropy debate, increase levels of participation and trust-based philanthropy, urgently commit more resources to tackle climate change, and fulfil its unique …