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CAF emergency fund to support struggling charities through coronavirus crisis

Alliance magazine 30 March 2020

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched an emergency fund for small charities and organisations as they battle the effects of the coronavirus. The CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund will offer one-time grants of up to …


$3 million fund to bring global ideas addressing health impacts of climate change to the US

Alliance magazine 28 March 2020

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RJWF) has issued a new call for proposals to bring the most impactful ideas from around the world to U.S. cities to help address the health impacts of climate change and …


My three takeaways from the Losing Control Network Event

Josiane Smith 23 March 2020

On Wednesday March 4 2020, funders, commissioners and local organisations from multiple sectors came together at The Abbey Centre in Westminster to re-imagine what supporting the process and practice of social change could be, not …

Over 100 foundations pledge flexible funding to grantees in wake of COVID-19 crisis

Alliance magazine 21 March 2020

More than 100 major US-based and international foundations pledged their commitment to more flexible funding to help grantee partners meet emergency needs prompted by the COVID-19 crisis. The pledge is spearheaded by the Ford Foundation, …

Flexibility and freedom of foundation funding can boost third sector during Coronavirus crisis

Carola Carazzone 17 March 2020

Let’s trust in the third sector to protect the most vulnerable. Sometimes nightmares come true, and dystopian futures only seen in books and movies become a reality. Today our attention is on the victims and …

Lessons from a fundraising journey

Jennifer Louie 16 March 2020

I have previously written about my views on why donors and philanthropists should give greater consideration to funding first time managers. And similar perspectives have been shared by others in the field. But I rarely …

London Funders Alliance pledge to support grantees affected by coronavirus

Alliance magazine 14 March 2020

An alliance of funders from across sectors has come together to sign a joint statement pledging to offer support to civil society groups affected by the coronavirus outbreak.   Coordinated by London Funders – the …

Calouste Gulbenkian announce €1 million prize to reward innovation in tackling climate crisis

Alliance magazine 12 March 2020

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation recently announced a €1 million prize to reward outstanding work in climate change mitigation and adaptation.  The Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity will be awarded annually and will aim to recognise people, groups of people and/or …

The faces of migrant youth

Nancy Perez 6 March 2020

In response to the Gender, Children and Youth on the Move conference in Tijuana, Nancy Pérez, a local youth leader from Jóvenes por el Cambio and a professional boxer based in Guatemala, wrote the following …

A message from European philanthropy: Brexit will not interrupt the flow of donations and goodwill between nations

Sir John Low 4 March 2020

The UK’s official exit from the EU has happened. But regardless of that, people in the UK and mainland Europe still have a broad range of mutual interests. We’ll continue to work side-by-side on pressing …