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WINGS Forum 2020: Focus not only on sharing generosity, but sharing power

Elika Roohi 26 November 2020

The 2020 annual WINGS forum was meant to happen in Nairobi, a celebration of the organisation’s 20th anniversary with their first conference in Africa. Of course, this year made other plans – so this week …


Mellon Foundation commits $250 million to Monuments Project

Alliance magazine 25 October 2020

The Mellon Foundation has announced the Monuments Project, a five-year, $250 million commitment to support efforts to recalibrate the assumed centre of the America national narrative to include those who have been denied historical recognition. …


Environmental justice demands more

Tina Johnson 15 October 2020

Environmental justice is not a single-issue movement – it is impossible for it to be, due to the multiple environmental, social, racial and economic, climate and health issues faced by and in the Black community. …

Kellogg Foundation announces $90 million Racial Equity 2030 initiative amid year for record-breaking racial justice funding

Alliance magazine 13 October 2020

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced Racial Equity 2030, a $90 million initiative calling for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, families, and communities around the world. ‘Racial Equity 2030 is an …

Major UK funder signals new funding focus on climate and tackling inequality

Alliance magazine 10 October 2020

Major UK funder Esmée Fairbairn has announced a new grantmaking strategy that will respond to some of the challenges of today, including climate change and the impact of Covid-19 on existing inequalities. Under the new …

Shine Campaign: Energising women in the Global South

Sheila Oparaocha and Emira Woods 9 October 2020

The future of sustainable energy innovation is women-led, community-powered, and based in the Global South. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed flawed systems that have failed marginalised communities living in the Global South for decades. These …

False binaries: A cautionary tale

Djurdja Trajkovic and Galina Maksimovic 5 October 2020

This is the fourth article in a global series about philanthropic responses to COVID-19 and its effects, hosted by the Social Innovation Exchange. In an effort to recentre marginal voices and expertise, we have been inviting …

New report: Philanthropy’s response to 2020 crises show flexibility yet few examples of power sharing

Alliance magazine 22 September 2020

A new report from Council on Foundations, Philanthropy California, and Dalberg Advisors outlines how the U.S. philanthropic sector is responding to the 2020 crises and the opportunities to shift practices and share power to enable …

In Latin America, Indigenous peoples fight for collective rights in the face of Covid

Rucha Chitnis 4 September 2020

‘If I become president, I will not give a centimetre more of indigenous lands’, said Jair Bolsonaro as a candidate on the campaign trail in Brazil. After resuming office as the president of Brazil in …

Philanthropy confidential – September 2020

Regi 1 September 2020

All your confidential philanthropic queries answered Philanthropy confidential is your space to safely and anonymously get advice on ethical dilemmas in the sector. Tell Regi, our secret philanthropy correspondent with impeccable standing in the global …