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New report on impact of arts in increasing understanding between British Muslims and non-Muslims

Alliance magazine 14 January 2019

The Said Foundation’s Amal project has published a report showing the impact of arts and cultural engagement in increasing understanding between British Muslims and non-Muslims. Amal is a pilot project launched by the Said Foundation …


Empowering marginalized women to drive change

Jeanné Isler 22 December 2018

Too often funders doubt the ability of grassroots leaders to drive change, but NoVo Foundation’s grantee partners are proving them wrong. NoVo believes that centering the leadership of people who live every day with injustice is …


Over 40 per cent have experienced prejudice or discrimination in UK trust and foundation sector

Alliance magazine 12 December 2018

Over 40 per cent of respondents to a survey by Grant Givers’ Movement (GGM) have said that they had seen or experienced prejudice or discrimination on more than one occasion. Published today, the report ‘Discrimination, …

New report looks at funding against LGBTI communities around the world

Alliance magazine 5 December 2018

A new report by the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP) ‘Religious Conservatism on the Global Stage: Threats and Challenges for LGBTI Rights’ documents the main conservative strategies, discourses, funding sources, and actors opposing sexual orientation and …

Let’s dance! The role of philanthropy in the age of disruption

Jennifer Thomas 26 October 2018

‘Diversity is being invited to the party, Inclusion is being asked to dance’ – Mohamed Huque, Director, Inspirit Foundation Mohamed spoke these eloquent words during a session on diversity, equity and inclusion at the PFC …

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 Milner’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. …

Muslim philanthropy in the US

Shariq Siddiqui 4 September 2018

Despite the traumatic impact of 9/11 on the civic landscape in the US, the Muslim American philanthropic sector has achieved a great deal with extremely limited resources Muslim Americans are one of the most diverse …

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 …