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Business of Philanthropy: HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud

Alliance magazine 25 February 2021

In the latest 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 HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud, …


Compagnia di San Paolo announces €500 million, facility to manage DAFs

Alliance magazine 7 February 2021

The Italian foundation of banking origin Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo intends to allocate €500 million over the next four years tobenefit Northwestern Italy, as part of its 2021-24 strategic plan. The recently released plan …


Vaccination and collaboration: what we can achieve in a divided world

Denis Mizne 26 January 2021

The approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil, the UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Argentina, Mexico, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic, with further countries hopefully set to follow shortly, comes as a great …

What big liberal philanthropy can no longer afford to ignore

Eric K. Ward 20 January 2021

How will big liberal philanthropy react to the 6 January attack on the U.S. Capitol? The following day Ryan Schlegel of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy tweeted, ‘My money is on ‘stunned silence’ then …

Balancing today with tomorrow

Angela Kail 13 January 2021

When Covid first hit, foundations were generous in putting out more money fast to help charities respond. But as another wave washes over Europe, it’s clear this crisis is nowhere near past us. We are …

Over 150 funders condemn American political violence in open letter

Alliance magazine 12 January 2021

Following the political violence in the United States Capitol building, over 150 philanthropic foundations and institutions have signed a statement condemning the rioting and calling on leader to protect democracy and ‘get back to the …

McKnight Foundation names Tonya Allen as President

Alliance magazine 22 December 2020

The McKnight Foundation has announced that Tonya Allen will join the Foundation as president, effective 1 March 2021. Allen comes to McKnight as a ‘distinguished leader in philanthropy’, said the Foundation in a recent statement. …

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors appoints Nigeria programme director, two other executives

Alliance magazine 18 December 2020

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has appointed three top executives – Henrietta Bankole-Olusina, programme director; Adedeji Oguntonade, payments director and Segilola Adeola, senior advisor – to support efforts to increase financial inclusion of vulnerable communities in Nigeria. …

WHO Foundation appoints Anil Soni first CEO

Alliance magazine 9 December 2020

The World Health Organisation Foundation has appointed Anil Soni as its CEO. Soni, who will start in January, will be the inaugural CEO of the independent grant-making agency. He plans to accelerate the Foundation’s work …

Lankelly Chase announces new trustees

Alliance magazine 3 December 2020

The Lankelly Chase Foundation has appointed five new Trustees to its Board of Directors. ‘Each brings an incredible track record of integrating and activating their learned, lived, and practice experience to tackle systems of injustice …