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Shifting the power: when it comes to women’s rights it’s not (just) what you fund, it’s how and who you fund

Rebecca Hanshaw and Claire Hickson 12 June 2019

Against a backdrop of growing global threats to women’s rights, we are also witnessing a profound moment for progress. Women and girls are rising up, leading movements, and creating transformational change in their communities and …


Strengthening local development by social enterprise in Kenya

Alliance magazine 10 June 2019

WE!Hub Victoria Ltd. (WeTu for short) is a social enterprise founded by Siemens Stiftung which works across seven locations on Lake Victoria on solutions for drinking water and energy supply, as well as in the …


With peoples’ protests mounting, why are philanthropists lagging behind on climate change?

Lindley Mease 5 June 2019

A groundswell of community-owned solutions requires investment. People are taking to the streets on climate change around the globe, tired of inaction by public officials and risking arrest to intentionally cause disruption. It’s time to …

New whitepaper shares insights on millennials’ attitudes to charitable giving

Alliance magazine 22 April 2019

Global insights firm Maru/Matchbox has published a new whitepaper that features recent survey responses from a pool of 1,500 North American millennials along with research-driven tips for nonprofits to engage this demographic. The Future of Giving: …

Future-fit philanthropy: why philanthropic organisations will need foresight to leave lasting legacies of change

Catarina Tully and Louise Pulford 5 April 2019

All philanthropic organisations exist to change the world, or at least a part of it. They are distinguished by their level of ambition – and by their optimism. But that makes them particularly susceptible to …

Momentum and interest in philanthropy is growing in Ghana

Alliance magazine 1 April 2019

Dr. Ben Ocra, Director of the Ghana Philanthropy Forum, discussed philanthropy trends in Ghana during an interview conducted by the Association of German Foundations. Ocra identified three ‘broad issues’ that will be at the forefront …

The Philanthropy Framework: A new tool for sparking effective social change

Alliance magazine 27 March 2019

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) recently published a new report called The Philanthropy Framework to give philanthropic organisations the structure they need to maximise their impact. The report combines input from over 50 foundations to identify …

Funders must collaborate to ‘future proof’ philanthropy infrastructure, says new report

Andrew Milner and Charles Keidan 12 March 2019

A report backed by leading funders of Europe’s philanthropy infrastructure has called on foundations and infrastructure bodies to work more effectively together to meet major challenges on the horizon. This is the key message of …

Women are leading a new wave of philanthropy across Latin America

Florencia Roitstein 8 March 2019

We’re in a very critical moment in our region’s history. Women feel, more than ever before, motivated to share their stories about the role of philanthropy in activism, which has been difficult to talk about. …

#NextPhilanthropy webinar highlights

Alliance magazine 6 March 2019

A new webinar series by WINGS is discussing some of the key issues from The Global Landscape of Philanthropy report, one year after it was launched. The report compiles a comprehensive picture of current trends …