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Future is happening now: digital transformation and its impact on giving

Hanna Stähle 7 November 2019

While there are still discussions whether digital technology is essentially good or bad for philanthropy and charity, it has long been part of our everyday lives. A wide range of non-profits use social media for …


Communication is the strategy

Virginia Ruan 31 October 2019

Communications strategy: what is it exactly in the context of a grant-making foundation? How can we use communications to achieve our goals? And, why is communication important anyway? As the Head of Communications for Oak …


Are we digitalizing civic movements?

Antoaneta Ivanova 29 October 2019

During the EFC Grantmakers East Forum in Tbilisi, the donors in attendance were united when pondering the main question: How can institutional philanthropy support citizens and the new wave of civic activism? Catherine Herrold, the keynote speaker and …

Gates Cambridge scholars urge Gates Foundation to revoke Global Goal award for Modi

Alliance magazine 24 September 2019

Gates Cambridge Scholars have issued an open plea for the withdrawal of the Global Goals Award from Indian Prime minister, Narendra Modi. The award is being given by the Gates Foundation in recognition of its …

Knight Foundation invests $6 million in research on the future of US technology policy

Alliance magazine 2 August 2019

Three nonprofit policy institutes will expand their research into the future of US technology policy, including potential approaches for regulating the tech sector, with $6 million in support from the John S. and James L. …

Luminate awards Media Legal Defence Initiative $1.25 million to protect press freedom

Alliance magazine 18 June 2019

Global philanthropic organisation Luminate today announced funding of $1.25 million to the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), as part of its efforts to support independent media around the world and strengthen press freedom. MLDI provides …

All the news, all the channels…

Katrin Kowark 4 June 2019 For Subscribers

Why the Association of German Foundations and others in the non-profit sector have created new spaces for integrated communications TV series junkies might be familiar with the term ‘newsroom’ from the American TV series of …

‘We must fund journalism’: Day one at the EFC Conference, ‘Liberté’ Plenary

Amy McGoldrick 23 May 2019

Axelle Davezac, executive director at Fondation de France, gathered hundreds of EFC delegates together for the first plenary of the 2019 Conference & AGA. ‘What a time to celebrate,’ Davezac began, informing the audience that …

Luminate provides $4 million funding to Global Witness to help uncover corruption

Alliance magazine 13 April 2019

Luminate announced $4 million of funding to Global Witness, to help its work investigating major abuses related to natural resources, spurring regulatory and normative changes, and empowering groups to hold companies and governments to account, …

Harnessing the power of media to achieve change

Rachel McKee 6 April 2019

Deep in the heart of the Himalayas, the Koshi River begins its journey as a tiny stream. It makes its way down the northern slopes of Tibet, gains momentum as it traverses Nepal, joins the …