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Debate sparked between MEPs and philanthropists on Idea of single market philanthropy

Alliance magazine 10 October 2019

Members of European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee and stakeholders from philanthropy, recently discussed creating a European space for donors and fostering cross-border giving, solidarity and civil …


UNICEF and Islamic Development Bank launch global Muslim philanthropy fund

Alliance magazine 9 October 2019

The Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children (GMPFC), is the first organisation focused on Muslim giving, to be launched by a United Nations organisation (UNICEF) alongside a multi-lateral development bank. The goal of GMPFC is …


£10m funding from Wolfson for adolescent mental health research

Alliance magazine 3 October 2019

The Wolfson Foundation recently gave £10 million for the establishment of The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health, a research centre that will be housed at Cardiff University. University experts have planned to work …

Coalition for climate restoration launched

Alliance magazine 2 October 2019

The Foundation for Climate Restoration, alongside its partners, Earth Day Network and Future Coalition, held their first annual global restoration forum. The event aimed to rally the international community around restoring a healthy climate by …

Civic Innovation Programme to strengthen democracy in Northern Ireland

Alliance magazine 28 September 2019

The Community Foundation in Northern Ireland gathered philanthropists from charities and other voluntary organisations to take part in their Civic Innovation Programme. The aim was to spur on innovative ideas in an effort to strengthen …

Fireside chat with Regan Ralph

Amy McGoldrick 27 September 2019

Full disclosure: there was no chat by a fire. Yet, as Autumn is slowly creeping up on London, with dowdy grey skies above and I-should-have-brought-a-bigger-coat level winds pushing through the streets, it was a relief …

From pies to a giving circle: Changing the life of a Karelian village in Russia

Vera Titova 25 September 2019

The Mill Community Foundation, from a Karelian village Pryazha (Northern Russia), with a population of 3500 people started its work in 2014, baking pies. Today it is one of the most visible community foundations in …

Unlocking the power of visual thinking

Edward Hoare 22 September 2019

With the monumental volume of decisions being taken around the globe every day involving a myriad of simultaneous interests and factors, the importance of making time for thinking cannot be underestimated. This can be in private, …

Al Ghurair Foundation announce grantees of £5.5 million Refugee Education Fund

Alliance magazine 19 September 2019

The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund announced its grantees for their second round of funding, following the end of the inaugural round in 2018. Eight grantees were selected from Jordan, Lebanon and the …

Rockefeller Foundation forms new commission to end energy poverty

Alliance magazine 19 September 2019

Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of ‘The Global Commission to End Energy Poverty’ (GCEEP), to address the lack of access to electricity for almost a billion people across the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. The …