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Co-Impact releases handbook to guide current and potential partners

Alliance magazine 18 September 2019

Co-Impact, the global collaborative for systems change, recently introduced a Handbook seeking to achieve three goals: the internal use of the Handbook as a shepherd of their work, usefulness to funders in encompassing Co-Impact’s contribution …

Register to attend the next Alliance Breakfast Club: #HumanRights

Alliance magazine 17 September 2019

Alliance magazine will be hosting our next Breakfast Club in London at the Charities Aid Foundation to discuss human rights and philanthropy. This event will take place on Thursday 26 September 2019 at 08:30 GMT. The …

UKCF Conference 2019: #ShiftThePower

Rachel McGrath 11 September 2019

In amidst the political uncertainty of Brexit and proroguing parliament the UKCF Community Foundation conference brought inspiration, hope and positive challenges to the movement with an array of community foundations coming together from across the …

Seeing old issues through new lenses: UKCF Conference 2019

Rob Williamson 11 September 2019

On day one of the UK Community Foundation’s 2019 conference in Glasgow, its CEO, Fabian French, asked the plenary audience how many of them were attending for the first time. The room filled with raised …

The quest for collaboration in Asia

Andrew Milner 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The potential advantages of far-reaching collaboration underpinned AVPN’s conference in Singapore. But it is a virtue more often preached than practised. Underlying all the themes at the recent AVPN conference in Singapore was the idea …

Human rights in refugee camps has everything to do with businesses

Rola El Chami 30 August 2019

We live in a world where we see a vicious cycle being recreated where history repeats itself and more civilians are left harmed as a result of the higher powers. The Middle East and North Africa region …

Bridging the gap between the impact boardroom and communities

9 Rola El Chami 23 August 2019

I recently attended an executive programme where I held a session on Impact & refugee camps in the Middle East. The session focused on community feedback and the impact made on the ground. Part of …

Listening to the voice of the beneficiary

Andrew Milner 9 July 2019

Funders are too far away from the end-beneficiaries of their programmes. Hearing what they have to say about them can help refine and improve those programmes. It sounds obvious, doesn’t it? And yet the practice …

Energy, curiosity and urgent questions on the AVPN agenda

Andrew Milner 9 July 2019

The 2019 AVPN conference in Singapore put its cards firmly on the table from the start. The focus would be on big themes: education, gender equality, hunger and malnutrition, and climate change – most of …

UK development sector backs India as the global home for impact investing

Alliance magazine 29 June 2019

India’s emergence as a dynamic hub for social enterprise and entrepreneurialism shows it is the best place in the world for impact investing, leading figures in business, government and philanthropy have said, as they gathered …