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An existential crisis or moment of opportunity: philanthropy in the US and Canada

Annmarie McQueen 20 July 2021

Over the past year and a half, the United States has reckoned with the pandemic, a breakdown of race relations, rising wealth inequality, the looming threat of climate change and a disorderly transition of power. …


£50m for Black, minority communities in new partnership

Alliance magazine 16 July 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund and The Ubele Initiative, on behalf of The Phoenix Way Partners, announced a new £50 million partnership aimed to boost funding and support to Black and minoritised Community charities and …


We need nothing short of an overhaul to our global health system: Priti Krishtel on vaccine equity

Alliance magazine 15 July 2021

Priti Krishtel (@pritikrishtel) is a co-founder and a co-executive director of the Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (@IMAKGlobal). She speaks to Alliance about equity in vaccines distribution, and how philanthropy can intervene for better …

Business of Philanthropy: Acumen Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz,

Alliance magazine 11 July 2021

In a recent 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 Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO of …

African Visionary Fund: playing the game to change the game

1 Elika Roohi 6 July 2021 For Subscribers

The African Visionary Fund – a pooled funder with support from King Baudouin Foundation’s U.S. arm, Segal Family Foundation, Skoll Foundation, and Tawingo Fund – launched in early 2020, almost simultaneously with the start of …

Technology and the democratisation of philanthropy

Cor Hoekstra 5 July 2021

The philanthropic community has truly world-changing financial resources. Imagine if its technology infrastructure were equally robust. As a small-scale philanthropist, I’m all too familiar with the barriers and inefficiencies faced by both nonprofits and smaller …

Co-Impact announces new $1 billion Gender Fund

Alliance magazine 1 July 2021

Co-Impact has announced a new Gender Fund that aims to raise and deploy $1 billion. The fund will launch at the end of 2021, and Co-Impact plans for it to accelerate progress towards gender equality …

Business of Philanthropy: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

Alliance magazine 27 June 2021

In a recent 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 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees …

IKEA, Rockefeller Foundations pledge $1 billion to fund renewable energy in developing nations

Alliance magazine 26 June 2021

The IKEA Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation announced this week that the two funders would be joining forces to set up a $1 billion fund supporting renewable energy programmes in developing nations. The joint fund will …

MacKenzie Scott’s latest round of gifts prioritises philanthropy infrastructure

Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 16 June 2021

MacKenzie Scott has announced her latest round of financial gifts – this time allocating $2.7 billion to almost 300 organisations. Among the groups receiving grants are many U.S. philanthropy ecosystem and infrastructure bodies, which Scott …