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Business of Philanthropy: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Alliance magazine 16 January 2022

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 Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, founder of …


‘Community knows what community needs’: Sara Lomelin on giving circles

Elika Roohi 11 January 2022 For Subscribers

Philanthropy Together launched in April of 2020, uniquely poised to harness the power of the collective at a moment when the collective was realising its power. CEO Sara Lomelin sat down with Alliance to talk …


Business of Philanthropy: Sanjit Bunker Roy

Alliance magazine 2 January 2022

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 Sanjit Bunker Roy, Founder of the …

New $1.5m commitment to 9 organisations by African Visionary Fund

1 Alliance magazine 31 December 2021

The African Visionary Fund is welcoming more high impact partners to their portfolio with a new $1.5 million commitment to support nine organisations over three years. This announcement comes after the Fund’s February 2020 announcement, …

Why investment into cold chain storage is an integral part of delivering public health globally

Ruth Chapman 28 December 2021

The scale of the Covid-19 pandemic has been unprecedented and whilst a sense of normality may be returning in some regions, many countries are still in lockdown or yet to address the challenge of getting …

Philanthropy vs charity: which process of giving is better?

Olga Shershen 27 December 2021

The long-term and strategic approach to philanthropy is considered modern and effective nowadays. Sustainability, stable delivery of relevant social impact is a high priority to nonprofit leaders. In contrast, charity or direct help is regarded …

UK foundation grantmaking high, despite growing challenges for philanthropy sector

Alliance magazine 20 December 2021

Foundation grantmaking remained high in 2021, despite growing challenges for the foundation sector, found the Association of Charitable Foundations’ (ACF) Foundation Giving Trends 2021 report – the annual research on giving, income and assets among …

Charity donations from UK’s wealthiest down 20 per cent, despite income rise

Alliance magazine 18 December 2021

The wealthiest people in Britain cut their typical donation to charity by more than a fifth in the years preceding the pandemic, despite enjoying a 10 per cent increase in income over the same period. …

Gates philanthropy is 40% of all cross-border development funding, finds OECD report

Alliance magazine 9 December 2021

The OECD Centre on Philanthropy has launched a report today looking at the role of private philanthropy for development – the report is the second edition of Private Philanthropy for Development and provides open and …

Are time-limited projects outdated?

Hugh Davidson 8 December 2021

 ‘As soon as donor money stops, the project ends.’ This remark, by Rakesh Rajani, Vice President of Programs at Co-Impact, sets out the prevailing orthodoxy in international aid. In light of this, why do funders …