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Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts and Longleigh Foundation appoint new directors

Alliance magazine 3 August 2018

The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (SFCT) have announced the appointment of Robert Bell as its new Director. Rob succeeds Alan Bookbinder, who is leaving to become Master of Downing College, Cambridge. Rob will join SFCT …

Landmark philanthropic summit calls for more support to end violence against girls and women

Alliance magazine 1 August 2018

NoVo Foundation, Oak Foundation, Unbound Philanthropy and Ariadne teamed up to convene From Violence to a Place of Power to explore how philanthropy can radically increase its support for the movement to end violence against all …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: Philanthropy – what is most needed?

Leslie Pine 24 July 2018

In the growing turbulence of our times, the power of philanthropy also seems to be growing exponentially, yet awkwardly and in rough stages, like an adolescent. Those of us in advisory roles are riding the …

Community philanthropy initiative launched in Palestine

Andrew Milner 20 July 2018

Rawa, a philanthropic fund rooted in participatory community decision-making, has been launched in Palestine to promote community development and the mobilisation of local resources. Following an exploration period, supported by Rockefeller Brothers Fund, The Open …

Where are all the lived-experience leaders in grant making?

3 Selina Nwulu 16 July 2018

It may not come as a surprise to hear that the foundation sector needs to diversify. For those of us working in and around the sector, words such as ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusion’ are buzzwords that …

Global Impact launch six new regional funds

Alliance magazine 13 July 2018

Global Impact has launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds to support nonprofits in Africa, Asia‑Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. For its six new funds, Global …

New figures reveal diversity gaps in British philanthropy

Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan 12 July 2018

British foundations are falling short when it comes to embracing diversity. A new report commissioned by the foundation umbrella body, the UK’s Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), highlights a striking lack of racial, age and …

Brazil, philanthropy and inequality

Fernando Rossetti 11 July 2018

A foundation leader once approached me proposing that we invite Bill Gates to launch the Giving Pledge in Brazil. I told him that the Pledge implied the donation of the majority of a person’s or couple’s wealth, …

Philanthropy in Brazil: Obstacles, challenges and opportunities

Graciela Hopstein 9 July 2018

Brazilian philanthropy is maturing, expanding visibly and becoming more diversified – as indicated by two recent studies: a report on Philanthropy in Brazil, produced by Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP) and presented in Brazil in …

A child-centric view of the 2018 AVPN Conference

Mary Ellen and Azad Oommen 7 July 2018

As organisations working on education in India, we were excited to be at AVPN to connect with other organisations interested in education, be inspired by ideas from across Asia and learn how other sectors are …