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ERSTE Foundation appoint Mario Catasta as chair

Alliance magazine 13 November 2018

The ERSTE Foundation’s supervisory board has announced the appointment of Mario Catasta as chair of the managaing board. Mario will be replacing the outgoing Bernhard Spalt who will succeed Andreas Treichl as CEO of the …

Interview: Fran Perrin, Founder of Indigo Trust and 360Giving

Alliance magazine 13 November 2018

In this podcast, We’re joined by the philanthropist and social entrepreneur, Fran Perrin. Fran is the founder and director of the Indigo Trust, one of a network of 18 trusts established by Sainsbury family members …

DFN Charitable Foundation appoint Kevin Horne as CEO

Alliance magazine 6 November 2018

The DFN Charitable Foundation has announced the appointment of Kevin Horne as their new CEO. Kevin will be joining the foundation after 21 years at NWES Group where he actively developed employability initiatives to support …

141 US foundations and donors sign letter opposing protest restrictions

Alliance magazine 31 October 2018

Major philanthropic organisations have come together to oppose a set of proposed US National Park Service regulations governing protest on federal lands in Washington DC. The Proteus Fund, working closely with the Wallace Global Fund, …

Inside Oak Foundation – an interview with Christopher Parker

Charles Keidan 23 October 2018 For Subscribers

Interview: Christopher Parker, Trustee of Oak Foundation Oak Foundation is probably not one of the first names which comes to mind when you think of major foundations, yet in terms of funding and influence, it …

Council on Foundations appoint Kathleen P. Enright as President and CEO

Alliance magazine 18 October 2018

The Council on Foundations have announced the appointment of Kathleen P. Enright as its new President and CEO. Enright joins the Council after 17 years as President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO). …

Jaime Matute Hernández appointed as new CEO of Colombia’s AFE

Alliance magazine 17 October 2018

The Colombian Association of Family and Corporate Foundations (AFE) have appointed Jaime Matute Hernández as their new Chief Executive. Jaime has 18 years of experience in development policies and projects, international technical cooperation, international public …

Legal entity status signals new era for DAFNE

Alliance magazine 9 October 2018

The Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) has become an international non-profit association or AISBL in Belgium. The move will make DAFNE an independent legal entity after over a decade operating as a project …

New report on how funders can engage in participatory grantmaking

Alliance magazine 7 October 2018

New research released by GrantCraft, a free service of Foundation Center, explores how funders can cede decision-making power about funding decisions to the communities they aim to serve. With financial support from the Ford Foundation …

Chandler Foundation appoints Tim Hanstad as CEO

Alliance magazine 5 October 2018

The Chandler Foundation has announced the appointment of award winning social entrepreneur Tim Hanstad as its CEO. Tim Hanstad, will be responsible for leading the Chandler Foundation’s mission to promote inclusive prosperity and well-being. His …