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Open Society Foundations pledges $20 million for racial equity causes

Alliance magazine 18 July 2020

The Open Society Foundations announced this week that it would be investing $220 million in efforts to achieve racial equality in America. Of the full sum, the foundation will invest $150 million in five-year grants …

Collaborative philanthropy: Is now the time?

Éilis Murray 16 July 2020

In a world of increasing uncertainty collaboration is more and more essential. Exploring the theme presents opportunity to understand both the potential and challenges for effective collaboration on philanthropy initiatives. From straightforward information sharing to …

This is how philanthropic institutions and social movements can work together effectively

Huub Schreurs 14 July 2020

After reading the latest issue of Alliance magazine, I note a lot of concern on both sides to achieve effective forms of cooperation, mainly due to stereotyped perceptions and prejudices. It is time to overcome …

How African philanthropy responds in a crisis

Jan Schwier and Maddie Holland 12 July 2020

Africa will likely not be spared from the public health and economic ravages of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But while the global community struggles to respond with timely aid and as funders focus on addressing …

Warren Buffett donates $2.9 billion to Gates Foundation, Buffett family charities

Alliance magazine 9 July 2020

Warren Buffett has announced a pledge of $2.9 billion worth of stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as four foundations run by Buffett family members: the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation, the …

Alliance webinar: How will the study of philanthropy contribute to social impact?

Alliance magazine 3 July 2020

Alliance magazine and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, together hosted a webinar on understanding and improving the global practise of philanthropy. Kindly sponsored by the CSP, …

A global pandemic, an economic crisis: What can foundations, philanthropists, and funders do?

1 Julia Unwin 30 June 2020

We always knew that this would be a precarious time. Countless commentators in the last five years have predicted economic volatility, climate chaos, cyber attacks and yes, the risks of a global pandemic. To believe …

Alliance webinar: Social movements philanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 30 June 2020

With physical events still unsafe for the foreseeable future, Alliance hosted a webinar to facilitate an in-depth conversation on social movements philanthropy with the new issue’s three guest editors: Halima Mahomed, Romy Kraemer and Graciela …

How philanthropy can better integrate disability rights in its COVID-19 response

Myroslava Tataryn 17 June 2020

As philanthropy considers its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, integrating a disability rights perspective can help us move toward a more equitable future, rather than return to the same systems that have pushed so many …

How Businesses can support charities during the COVID-19 emergency

Jasmine Awad 11 June 2020

All around the world, both small and large companies are being hardly hit by the COVID-19 crisis, causing employers to change their business strategies and even lay off employees. Whilst trying to protect businesses and …