You're currently viewing:

Foundations


The Baring Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary

Alliance magazine 25 March 2019

Fifty years ago today, the Baring Foundation was established as an independent foundation built to advocate for human rights and inclusion. In total, the Foundation has given over £120 million in grants since its birth …

The Sackler Trust suspend any new UK donations

Alliance magazine 25 March 2019

The Sackler Trust has suspended new charitable donations in the UK after allegations linking the Sackler family to the opioid crisis in the US. The trust is a major funder of arts and education and …

The ‘hidden gem’ of philanthropy

Wendy Williams 24 March 2019

Sub-funds are being hailed as ‘Australia’s best-kept secret’, in light of a new snapshot providing the first data on sub-funds in Australia. Until now, there has been no data available about the size of the …

Centre for Social Impact releases first-ever survey results on sub-funds in Australia

Alliance magazine 24 March 2019

Krystian Seibert of the Centre for Social Impact at the Swinburne University of Technology conducted a survey to quantify sub-funds in Australia. Before this data, the size of Australia’s sub-fund sector was unknown. Findings from …

Blue Shield of California Foundation name Carolyn Wang Kong as new Chief Program Director

Alliance magazine 23 March 2019

Blue Shield of California Foundation have announced Carolyn Wang Kong has been promoted to the position of chief program director to oversee the overall strategy, design, and management of the Foundation’s programs as well as …

Azim Premji donates shares worth $7.5 billion to his foundation

Alliance magazine 22 March 2019

Billionaire Azim Premji made history this week as the most generous philanthropist in India. Nicknamed ‘India’s Bill Gates’, Premji pledged $7.5 billion to his foundation, the Azim Premji Foundation, which believes in a just, equitable, …

GlobalGiving celebrates 10th anniversary

Alliance magazine 18 March 2019

As a crowdfunding community for non-profits around the world, GlobalGiving celebrated the 10th anniversary of its United Kingdom office this year. Since 2008, GlobalGiving UK has raised nearly £10 million, with contributions from over 82,000 donors. …

New WOW Foundation for gender equality officially launched with support from Bloomberg

Alliance magazine 8 March 2019

The Women of the World (WOW) Foundation officially launched today at the WOW London 2019 festival to celebrate International Women’s Day. Founded by Jude Kelly in 2010, the WOW festival grew as a global movement …

360Giving launch data visualisation platform for deeper grantmaking insights

Alliance magazine 1 March 2019

Coinciding with Open Data Day, 360Giving is launching a free online platform called 360Insights where grantmakers who openly share their grants data can quickly see information on seven key areas, revealing how much they give …

Building partnerships and pooling resources for development

Jayapadma RV 22 February 2019

Funding resources are a crucial part of the work that Gram Vikas is able to do among rural communities. Over four decades, the organisation has received support from a range of organisations and individuals who …