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Strengthening agroecology at the roots

Dulce Magaña and Daniel Moss 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Deepening agroecological practices and finding new ways of funding could both be vital to the planet’s future With hurricanes evermore ferocious and biodiversity vanishing at alarming rates, farming communities are re-embracing traditional agroecology practices to …


Modern Grantmaking: A guide for funders who believe better is possible

Michael Alberg-Seberich 30 November 2021 For Subscribers

Reviewed by Michael Alberg-Seberich, Managing director, Wider Sense This book is two things: first, a practical toolbox for everybody working in the field of grantmaking. Second, the manifestation – not a manifesto – of a …


Putting a stop to child sexual abuse before it occurs

Seán Coughlan and Douglas Griffiths 19 November 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has put many children at risk of sexual abuse. School closures and lockdown measures confined some with their abusers and left others open to online exploitation due to more time spent on …

Alliance webinar: The future of philanthropy in Asia

Annmarie McQueen 16 November 2021

Change is inevitable, but what forms will it take? Asian philanthropists pivoted almost immediately to tackle the first wave of the pandemic, reflecting the flexible, innovative and catalytic nature of philanthropy. As funders rise to …

How grantmakers can innovate to shift power

3 Tyler Dale Hauger 31 October 2021

Several years ago, Eni Lestari of Indonesia (Chairperson of the International Migrants Alliance) became the first migrant from a grassroots movement to address the UN General Assembly. As a member of a migrant community herself, …

EFC Annual Conference 2021: From crisis to opportunity

Alliance magazine 26 October 2021

Alliance magazine is proud to have been a media partner at this year’s European Foundation Centre conference in Vienna, Austria. We’d like to thank the following contributors: Lucy Bernholz Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Europe

Annmarie McQueen 26 October 2021

The face of European philanthropy is changing. Funding priorities, strategies and practices are being re-examined in response to wealth inequality, the climate emergency and the Covid pandemic. To meaningfully contribute to Europe’s most pressing issues, …

Reframe mental models to unlock the power of partnerships

1 Dana Nau François 29 September 2021

Local leaders and institutions have the expertise and inherent capacities to solve their problems and help humanity address the world’s most pressing systemic challenges. However, they need grant and investor capital, accompaniment, trust, time, and …

Embrace intersectionality or risk more ‘foolanthropy’

1 Kumi Naidoo 28 September 2021

It has been a pleasure to be a part of the Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium. I, and many others, hope that events like these will influence those that we need to, in the way …

Philanthropy and the power to transform

1 Leslie Pine 28 September 2021

In more than three decades of working in the field of philanthropy at The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI), I have participated in countless conferences and conversations about the role of philanthropy in society. Despite the saying …