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Philanthropy must end its self-imposed isolation

1 Amanda Aguilar 25 September 2018

I just finished reading The (continuing) enigma of Kaspar Hauser article by Alliance’s Andrew Milner, castigating the philanthropic sector’s self-imposed isolation from the people it is supposed to serve. I’m so happy that Alliance is …


Community Foundation of Singapore launch multimedia campaign inspire philanthropy

Alliance magazine 30 August 2018

Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has partnered with DDB Group Singapore to develop an integrated marketing communications campaign called ‘Portraits of generosity‘ to engage and inspire individual and corporate donors. The campaign coincides with the …


Fake news and philanthropy

Alliance magazine 3 July 2018

Welcome to the sixth Alliance audio. This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the foundation world. In the sixth Alliance audio podcast editor Charles Keidan hosts a discussion with …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #LiftUpPhilanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 12 June 2018

Alliance magazine travelled outside of London in late May to host a quarterly Breakfast Club in partnership with WINGS at the EFC Conference in Brussels, Belgium. The mission was to illuminate philanthropy’s global infrastructure to …

EFC AGA 2018: Day one heating up

Amy McGoldrick 5 June 2018

As Brussels steadily baked over the rising sun on a Tuesday morning, the EFC Conference on ‘Culture matters: connecting citizens & uniting communities’ began. ‘Culture is a vital sign of any community,’ stated Luc Luytens, …

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 …

Foundations team up to study role of Facebook in elections

Alliance magazine 10 April 2018

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan, Charles Koch, John S. and James L. Knight, and Laura and John Arnold foundations; the Democracy Fund; and Omidyar Network, have announced the launch of a research initiative aimed at …

Where’s philanthropy’s fight against fake news headed next?

Alliance magazine 6 April 2018

According to the Foundation Center, since 2016, grantmakers have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into newsrooms, think tanks and universities that support media research and practice.  Some of this money has flowed as part …

MDIF closes $6 million media impact fund

Alliance magazine 22 March 2018

Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), the New York-based non-profit which supports independent media in countries where it is under threat, has announced the final close of its MDIF Media Finance I (MMF I), a $6 …

Down the rabbit hole – The tale of Alliance’s Communications Officer

2 Kathryn Murrell 13 March 2018

I still remember the laughter and hoots of support mixed with the boos of opposition the first time the words ‘impact heretic’ were banded around the Association of Charitable Foundations’ (ACF) 2016 AGM. I was …