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Death of Saudi philanthropist and non-profit sector champion

Alliance magazine 30 April 2019

Princess Banderi bint Abdulrahman AlFaisal, CEO of King Khalid Foundation (KKF) and a pioneer of Saudi philanthropy, died in March. Perhaps most notable among her achievements, she steered KKF through the ‘No More Abuse’ campaign, …

New guide champions donor advised funds as an attractive alternative to charitable foundations

Alliance magazine 20 April 2019

Big Society Capital has released new guidance on Donor Advised Funds (DAF), which offer attractive alternatives to charitable foundations: Maximising Your Philanthropy: A guide to Social Impact Investment and Donor Advised Funds. The guide has …

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

1 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 …

Impetus chosen to deliver £200 million Youth Endowment Fund to tackle violence

Alliance magazine 3 April 2019

Impetus has been chosen by the Home Office to help deliver a £200 million Youth Endowment Fund which will support programmes and community partnerships working with children at risk of being drawn into crime and …

Measuring our values: How a data strategy can help us achieve our bold goal

Jen Lewis-Walden 31 March 2019

Many years ago, I worked with the Friends of Nature Foundation in seven rural communities just outside the Noel Kempff Mercado National Park in eastern Bolivia. I helped support projects to develop a Natural Resources …

New Lloyds Bank Foundation report offers capacity building insights

Alliance magazine 28 March 2019

A new report launched today by Lloyds Bank Foundation sets out five key things that they have learned about how best to provide capacity building support, following five years of delivering and evaluating their own …

The Philanthropy Framework: A new tool for sparking effective social change

Alliance magazine 27 March 2019

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) recently published a new report called The Philanthropy Framework to give philanthropic organisations the structure they need to maximise their impact. The report combines input from over 50 foundations to identify …

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 …