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Non-profits are unsung and undervalued: Interview with Phil Buchanan

Charles Keidan 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) and author of Giving Done Right: Effective philanthropy and making every dollar count, tells Charles Keidan why he thinks the US non-profit sector is so …


Four issues set to dominate the decade

Max Rutherford 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

As the ground shifts under our feet, the foundation sector has some major issues to face in the 2020s. In a UK context, the following are among the most pressing Civil society will face many …


European Cultural Foundation ask sector peers to sign post-Brexit statement to strengthen ties

Alliance magazine 1 February 2020

The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) has launched the statement ‘Brexit and a way forward, together’, which was jointly developed with a consortium of several foundations, cultural institutions and practitioners, including Allianz Kulturstiftung, British Council, Goethe …

EFC’s Grantmakers East Forum in Tbilisi, Georgia was one of the best ever!

Jasna Jašarević 28 December 2019

This was said at the closing plenary by Dr Gerry Salole, Chief Executive of the European Foundation Centre, with which most of the participants agreed with. At least I did. This year’s Grantmakers East Forum …

Fit to fund: Who should pay to raise standards for good financial grant practice?

Michael Kilpatrick 27 December 2019

Funders have a right to expect that their nonprofit grantees have systems and structures in place to manage grants effectively and ethically. But does that right also imply that funders have a responsibility to invest …

Reinventing the HIV Organising: Lessons from ICASA 2019

2 Dennis van Wanrooij 7 December 2019

From 2-7 December 2019, the largest regional HIV conference took place in Kigali, Rwanda. The country that once witnessed the genocide of the Tutsi minority and civil war from the early to mid-90s opened its …

Transforming the CSR landscape

Mary Fifield and Sonali George 3 December 2019 For Subscribers

A new Microsoft fund illustrates how companies can engage with communities where they have operations to help create real change Recently, Business Roundtable leaders acknowledged that corporations have a responsibility to benefit not just shareholders …

Knight Foundation grants $3.5 million to advance research on internet governance and policy

Alliance magazine 16 November 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation proposed $3.5 million for research on technology policy and debates in the realm. Part of the foundation’s $50 million commitment to support research on how technology transforms …

New philanthropic guide for strengthening democracy

Alliance magazine 3 November 2019

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP), has released the report We the People: A Philanthropic Guide to Strengthening Democracy which helps ‘create a framework for anyone looking to strengthen the democratic system.’ According to …

Over 80 per cent of Alliance readers believe there is a gender pay gap in the philanthropy sector

Alliance magazine 17 October 2019

Alliance magazine released a survey on our website between late September and early October 2019, looking to get our readers’ thoughts and opinions on the gender pay gap and philanthropy. Our questions included whether respondents …