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Kresge Foundation to invest one quarter of US assets in diverse-owned firms

Alliance magazine 18 April 2019

The Kresge Foundation announced 25 per cent of its US assets under management will be invested in female and diverse-owned firms. The pledge was unveiled at The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) annual conference. …


Turning thoughts and prayers into action: religious pluralism in the era of hate

Shaheen Kassim-Lakha 9 April 2019

A recent New York Times headline following the March 15 mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, poses the question, ‘As Details Emerge on Gunman, New Zealand Asks What It Could Have Done …


We need more than donations to achieve equality for women in South Asia

6 Bilal Ahmad Pandow 8 March 2019

As the whole world celebrates the International Women’s Day, South Asian countries are still marred with gender inequalities. The region is still engaged in child marriages with one in two girls married before 18 years …

New Latin American award on women and philanthropy

Alliance magazine 1 March 2019

ELLAS-Women and Philanthropy has launched a new initiative to identify and increase the visibility of the role of women in community philanthropy across Latin America and in the Latino communities in the United States. With …

We need to work together to achieve gender equality

Yann Borgstedt 21 February 2019

Let’s take a moment and imagine that the global fight for women’s equality is taking place in a single corporate office. It’s a standard space, outfitted with neat groups of high-walled cubicles. Occasionally, someone might …

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 …