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Smaller foundations have structural advantage in some areas, finds report

Alliance magazine 27 November 2021

While smaller foundations may be constrained by limited resources, capacity, or time – they have an advantage when it comes to pursuing ambitious practice because they can be more agile. This finding was published in …


European Parliament discusses need for a single market for philanthropy

Alliance magazine 28 October 2021

Is there a need for a single market for philanthropy? The European Parliament launched a discussion of this question last week. The initiative calling for public-private partnerships for the common good was welcomed by EC …


Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Europe

Annmarie McQueen 26 October 2021

The face of European philanthropy is changing. Funding priorities, strategies and practices are being re-examined in response to wealth inequality, the climate emergency and the Covid pandemic. To meaningfully contribute to Europe’s most pressing issues, …

Reading the conference from an arts & cultural perspective

Dea Vidović 26 October 2021

During the Conference, I was looking for society, democracy, climate and philanthropy tracks in arts and culture.   The discursive part of the Conference program was arranged around four tracks: society, democracy, philanthropy, and climate. …

New currents: EFC Chief Executive Delphine Moralis on the sea-change in European philanthropy

Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 12 October 2021 For Subscribers

Last summer, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) announced a change in leadership. Long-time CEO Gerry Salole would be stepping down after 15 years and succeeding him would be Delphine Moralis – then the Secretary General …

Philanthropy’s tax blind spot

3 Michael Jarvis and Savior Mwambwa 5 October 2021

This is the moment to shake up the world of tax. Will funders rally to the moment? Philanthropy has paid little attention to influencing tax systems. That is a missed opportunity given the importance of …

King Baudouin Foundation launches Myriad, an alliance to facilitate borderless giving

Alliance magazine 2 October 2021

Donors across four different continents can now support charities in nearly 100 countries through Myriad, an alliance created by the King Baudouin Foundation and its affiliates in North America. Myriad aims to ease and encourage …

European Day of Foundations looks to future of philanthropy

Alliance magazine 1 October 2021

With a number of events across Europe, this year’s European Day of Foundations and Donors is focusing on the theme ‘Stepping into tomorrow’ by shining a light on philanthropy’s contribution to society and highlighting what …

NYU Abu Dhabi, Badr Jafar launch Middle East’s first academic strategic philanthropy centre

Alliance magazine 30 September 2021

The Abu Dhabi campus of New York University (NYUAD) has launched the Strategic Philanthropy Initiative, the first academic and community-based platform that aims to shape a dynamic and strategic practice of philanthropy within the UAE …

Alliance event: 25 years in philanthropy

Elika Roohi 21 September 2021

To celebrate the special milestone of 25 years and 100 issues of Alliance magazine being at the heart of global philanthropy, Alliance hosted an event at the Aga Khan Centre in London last week with …