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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 …

Bending the arc of philanthropy towards justice

Maria Chertok, Caroline Hartnell, Charles Keidan, Elika Roohi and Ingrid Srinath 31 August 2021

Philanthropy has changed a lot, but you don’t see how your own child grows Our field has undergone profound shifts in the last 25 years amounting to a quiet revolution. Put crudely, international philanthropy a …

Experience is a profound teacher

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Reflections from a diverse group of celebrated philanthropy practitioners on the key lessons learned from the past 25 years working in the sector Blurred lines of profit and not-for-profit Atallah Kuttab, founder SAANED for Philanthropy …

Professionals of humility

Benjamin Bellegy 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

The professionalisation of our field is gathering pace but we must never abandon the art of philanthropy It is no scoop to say that philanthropy has rapidly and deeply professionalised over the past decades. Actually, …

The explosion of online giving

Ingrid Srinath 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Although online giving may have proliferated hugely already, its true potential lies in the years ahead When Alliance magazine ran its first feature article on e-philanthropy on 1 September 2001, it could not have anticipated …

Coverage of philanthropy comes of age

Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Philanthropy media and communications infrastructure is poised for growth but there’s still work to do A specialist philanthropy sector media is on the brink of maturity. In common with philanthropy infrastructure in general, the most …

Meet the philennials

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A dedicated group of philanthropy practitioners born in the same year as Alliance was launched share their hopes for a better world An anniversary issue of Alliance magazine would not be complete without hearing the …

Business of Philanthropy: Achim Steiner

Alliance magazine 29 August 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 Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United …