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Muslim philanthropy comes of age

1 Charles Keidan 4 September 2018

Unlocking a huge untapped potential for giving There is general agreement that we don’t know as much as we’d like to know about Muslim philanthropy, a phenomenon broadly defined as giving ‘of any kind, which …


At the heart of advancing human rights

Debbie Pippard and Esther Hughes 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

A decade ago, Global Dialogue was formed to promote innovation in human rights funding and practice. What progress has it made? Global Dialogue was formed in 2007 with a clear vision to promote innovation in …


Local community funding: what’s possible in Latin America?

Gastón Chillier 2 September 2018

Much has been written about whether human rights organisations can centre their financial sustainability on support from local individual donors and free themselves from the traditional model of international funding. At CELS, we have concrete evidence to show …

Ise Bosch releases new book: Transformative Philanthropy – Giving with Trust

Alliance magazine 4 August 2018

Together with co-authors Justus Eisfeld and Claudia Bollwinkel, Ise Bosch’s new book reflects on ten years of holistic grant making and impact investments, while also providing an in-depth look at her own method of transformative …

New fund launched for LGBTQI activists in Asia

Alliance magazine 8 July 2018

Audeliss & INvolve Founder and CEO, Suki Sandhu, has established a new fund to support LGBTQI activism in Asia which will be managed by GiveOut. The Suki Sandhu LGBTQI Asia Fund will be provide grants to support activists working across …

Open Society Foundations move Budapest-based staff to Berlin

Alliance magazine 5 July 2018

Faced with an increasingly repressive political and legal environment in Hungary, the Open Society Foundations are moving over 100 of their Budapest-based staff to Berlin. The decision to move operations out of Budapest comes as …

Philanthropist Ise Bosch wins German philanthropy prize

Alliance magazine 3 May 2018

The founder of the Dreilinden Charitiable Trust, Ise Bosch, has been awarded the Deutscher Stifterpreis (German Donors Award) for her commitments to human rights. The award is the highest accolade in the German Philanthropic Sector …

More countries are now eligible for a free electronic subscription to Alliance

Alliance magazine 20 April 2018

Alliance magazine have added eight more countries from Europe and a further two countries from Latin America to their list of countries that are eligible for a free digital subscription which usually cost £45 per …

Study finds human rights funding up by nearly 50 per cent since 2010

Andrew Milner 17 April 2018

Though human rights funding often features in philanthropy news because it is inadequately resourced, funding for the issue increased by almost half since 2010, according to a new study. The Advancing Human Rights initiative, a …

Why local funding is good but not enough

Barbara Klugman 24 March 2018

One of the primary rationales for local groups to generate their own funding is to ensure their ability to shape their own agendas and strategies without interference. To its advocates, the need for local funding …