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Amplifying African diaspora voice and expertise in philanthropy advice

1 Yvonne Moore 15 October 2018

In the March 2017 issue, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Millner’s article Shading in the blanks on the philanthropy advice map explored the how the US and Europe might be exercising a distorting influence in …


How we diversified our foundation’s board

Samia Khatun 7 September 2018

As a Trustee of the Hilden Charitable Fund, I have been participating in events run by the UK’s Association of Charitable Foundations for several years. I am still surprised at the lack of representation within …


Muslim philanthropy the British way

Asif Aziz 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

The sum of the union of Muslim and British charitable traditions can be greater than their constituent parts History is testament to the truth that religion has always been a key motive in charitable giving. …

Social entrepreneurs bridge cultural gaps in response to some of the biggest socio-economic challenges

Alliance magazine 7 August 2018

Twenty social entrepreneurs, originating from diverse communities in Europe and North America, participated in the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship week at Windsor Castle to foster cross cultural cooperation as a response to issues such as …

Ise Bosch releases new book: Transformative Philanthropy – Giving with Trust

Alliance magazine 4 August 2018

Together with co-authors Justus Eisfeld and Claudia Bollwinkel, Ise Bosch’s new book reflects on ten years of holistic grant making and impact investments, while also providing an in-depth look at her own method of transformative …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: Building common ground

Niamani Mutima 30 July 2018

Philanthropy is a verb. By its very nature, it helps to build a common ground where we can push back on the superficial differences between us and work together on our shared visions. Attending the …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: When learning is both personal and professional

Grace Chiang Nicolette 27 July 2018

One of the unique aspects of working in philanthropy is that when we come together with peers in our field, the lessons we learn can be both personal and professional in nature. I was reflecting …

Where are all the lived-experience leaders in grant making?

3 Selina Nwulu 16 July 2018

It may not come as a surprise to hear that the foundation sector needs to diversify. For those of us working in and around the sector, words such as ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ are buzzwords that …

UPS Foundation award over $10 million in grants to advance diversity and inclusion around the world

Alliance magazine 15 July 2018

The UPS Foundation announced it will award over $10 million in grants to advance diversity and inclusion programmes this year. The grants will be awarded to 44 organisations that deliver projects  focused on economic empowerment, …

New figures reveal diversity gaps in British philanthropy

Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan 12 July 2018

British foundations are falling short when it comes to embracing diversity. A new report commissioned by the foundation umbrella body, the UK’s Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), highlights a striking lack of racial, age and …