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Amplifying African diaspora voice and expertise in philanthropy advice

1 Yvonne Moore 15 October 2018

In the March 2017 issue, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Milner’s article Shading in the blanks on the philanthropy advice map explored the how the US and Europe might be exercising a distorting influence in …


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 …


Nine conversations to be a part of

Yvonne Trask and Tony Paine 13 February 2018

There are at least nine conversations which Philanthropy New Zealand sees happening internationally and locally as philanthropists and grantmakers think about the challenges of doing more and doing better. What’s your take on these crucial …

‘Doing Good Index’ suggests Asian philanthropy could be doing better

Andrew Milner 31 January 2018

A crucial first step to increasing philanthropy in Asia is to overcome the lack of trust many Asians feel towards the region’s non-profit sector. This is both a finding and an intention of the Doing …

Resourcing social justice: understanding philanthropy in India

Tulika Srivastava 29 January 2018

Sarojini Naidu once quipped to Mahatma Gandhi: ‘Bapuji! It takes a lot of money to keep you poor!’ Conversations about philanthropy and social justice as a sector are few in India, which makes Caroline Hartnell’s paper extremely relevant and timely. She has …

Interview: Lenka Setkova of the Coutts Institute

Alliance magazine 3 October 2017

Lenka Setkova is executive director and a philanthropy adviser at Coutts Institute, within Coutts private bank. Setkova brings a rare set of qualifications to the task, having worked for government, foundations and think-tanks and her …

Philanthropy advisors are failing to use their influence, research suggests

Alliance magazine 13 April 2017

Market research conducted by Philanthropy Impact and the London School of Economics Marshall Institute suggests professional wealth advisors in the UK play a significant role in their clients’ philanthropic efforts but are failing to use their …

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Thumbs-up – and down – for the donor-advised fund

Alliance magazine 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund was the top fundraising American charity last year, according to the Philanthropy 400 ranking published by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The significance of this, according to the Chronicle, is that Fidelity …

Shading in the blanks on the philanthropy advice map

Andrew Milner 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Our article on the role of banks in the provision of philanthropy advice in the September 2016 issue concluded that asking for and giving advice was, overall, a growing phenomenon. In taking a bird’s-eye view, …

Extractive Resources – An Alternative Source of Funding?

Aimi Zhou 5 December 2016

The open session during the second day of the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy centred on a rarely discussed, but frequently controversial topic: communities receiving funding from extractive companies. Increasingly, communities are looking for alternative …