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Collaborating to transform philanthropic giving for neglected tropical diseases

Allison Morris 19 May 2022

Over the last decade, funders have embraced a wide range of approaches to maximize the impact of their resources. How can these strategies be applied to eliminating neglected tropical diseases? Collaborative philanthropy – bringing together …


Alliance digital event: Levelling the global playing field

Annmarie McQueen 17 May 2022

Sociologists have theorised that the best time to understand something is when it’s disrupted. So, what can we learn about the relationships in global philanthropy, following the disruption that years of health, justice, and climate …


Funders and charities should be equal players in a collective effort

Ben Cairns and Kamna Muralidharan 9 May 2022

In response to recent exchanges in Alliance magazine about the nature and efficacy of trust based philanthropy, we join the founders of the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project in encouraging all funders to ‘look beyond the headlines …

Business of Philanthropy: Shayma Al Sabah

Alliance magazine 8 May 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 Shayma Al Sabah, Founder of Give. …

Funding programme will support feminist, community activists in Latin America

Alliance magazine 5 May 2022

Community, feminist, and transgender-led NGOs based in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru, working to respond to risks and challenges of socio-environmental conflicts are eligible for grants of up to $8,000 in a new funding …

Economic crisis slows Ramadan giving in Arab region

Alliance magazine 29 April 2022

Throughout the Arab region, individuals and foundations have been observing Ramadan both by fasting and increasing their charitable giving in the form of Zakat (Muslim almsgiving) and Sadaqah (voluntary contributions). However, the cost of living …

A historical case for trust-based philanthropy

7 Greg Hilditch 28 April 2022

Like any other field of human activity, philanthropy has gone through different fashions over the years. Whether it’s impact philanthropy or participatory grantmaking – every new idea about how the wealthy should give has come …

‘Here we are, we got it, let’s go’: Speaking with Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO Nicole Taylor

Elika Roohi 26 April 2022 For Subscribers

When Nicole Taylor assumed the role of Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO in 2018, it was following a scandal about the organisation’s toxic working environment and a tough rebuilding job was in front of her. …

MacKenzie Scott upsets the apple cart of Latin American philanthropy

2 Florencia Roitstein and Andrés Thompson 25 April 2022

Hundreds of thousands of women across Latin America are demanding their rights and taking their own steps to transform their living conditions. They take victims of domestic violence women into their own homes; they create …

Melinda French Gates supports mental health through Pivotal Ventures

Alliance magazine 17 April 2022

California-based YR media, a national network of young journalists and artists, has received funding from Melinda French Gates’ Pivotal Ventures to expand its mental health programming into the Midwest of America. The grant will allow …