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Incentivising truth and democracy: UK and Canadian developments in public interest journalism

Alana Petraske and Daniel Frajman 4 April 2019

In contrast to the US, where news organizations can enjoy the benefits of tax-exempt status, philanthropic funding for journalism remains restricted in both Canada and the UK. However, recent developments reflect a parallel interest in …

Media Impact Fund release new report on global media philanthropy

Alliance magazine 4 April 2019

Media Impact Fund (MIF) have released a new report which highlights data, trends and pressing issues facing the field—and what funders can do moving forward. ‘Global Media Philanthropy: What Funders Need to Know About Data, …

Foundation funding is influencing reporting in international journalism

Alliance magazine 29 January 2019

Funding by private foundations is inadvertently changing the international journalism it supports, according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study was conducted by Dr Martin Scott of UEA’s …

Entries are now open for the NatWest SE100 Index and Social Business Awards 2019

Alliance magazine 24 December 2018

Entries are now open for the NatWest SE100 Index and Social Business Awards 2019. Pioneers Post have put together the NatWest SE100 to celebrate the growth, impact and resilience of UK social ventures, naming the …

ARIADNE publish new resource on funding journalism and media

Alliance magazine 22 October 2018

The ARIADNE Network has announced the release of its new resource: An Introduction to Funding Media and Journalism.  The resource was developed in partnership with the Transparency and Accountability Initiative and written by Sameer Padania, …

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, …