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Delphine Moralis appointed first female Chief Executive of EFC

Alliance magazine 15 July 2020

The European Foundation Centre has appointed Delphine Moralis as Chief Executive. Moralis, who will take up the position in September, is EFC’s first female Chief Executive. She succeeds Gerry Salole, who is retiring after leading …


Rosemary Macdonald appointed CEO of UK Community Foundations

Alliance magazine 5 July 2020

UK Community Foundations has appointed Rosemary Macdonald as CEO. She joins UKCF permanently from Wiltshire Community Foundation, where she was CEO for twelve years. She has been acting as interim CEO of UKCF since March. …


Facilitate development from below and from within: Seven practice-based recommendations for philanthropists

4 Fons van der Velden and Ntombi Nyathi 23 June 2020

World Bank data indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cause the first increase in global poverty since 1998. Organisations such as Oxfam International argue therefore that it is the time ‘for bold and …

Interview: Benjamin Bellegy, WINGS

Andrew Milner 5 May 2020

The latest piece of research produced by the Worldwide Networks for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), designed to help philanthropy support organisations (PSOs) think through their role in changing circumstances has been overborne by the Covid-19 crisis…well, …

Fit for the future: Can we emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis?

WINGS 28 April 2020

Civil society was not ready for COVID-19. In this, the first of a series of articles aiming to assess changes needed to ensure a stronger supporting environment for civil society, Benjamin Bellegy (WINGS), Chris Worman …

Interview: David Biemesderfer, United Philanthropy Forum

Charles Keidan 21 April 2020 For Subscribers

The United Philanthropy Forum (UPF) has brought together many of the US’s infrastructure bodies in a meta-network. Does its CEO, David Biemesderfer, see a European parallel in European philanthropy body, DAFNE? He sat down with …

Interview: Rana Kotan, TUSEV

Charles Keidan 7 April 2020 For Subscribers

At the end of this year’s PEXforum in Madrid, it was announced that next year’s event will be held in Turkey. So it was an opportune moment for Charles Keidan to talk to Rana Kotan …

Interview: Alberto Alemanno, The Good Lobby

Charles Keidan 31 March 2020

Foundations have traditionally been shy about engaging with public authorities and lobbying decision-makers. Ironically, believes Alberto Alemanno, one of the effects is that philanthropy has indirectly contributed to the social divisions it often aspires to …

Alliance & Next Philanthropy event will be LIVE STREAMING from 15:30 GMT on Facebook

Alliance magazine 27 February 2020

Today Next Philanthropy holds its very first UK event, in partnership with Alliance magazine.  Next Philanthropy was initiated by Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (Europe’s largest membership organisation of foundations), in partnership with global philanthropy sector peers, to address …

Coverage from PEXForum 2020

Alliance magazine 4 February 2020

Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXForum 2020 – is the first Europe-wide flagship event which brings together 120+ leaders and experts from national, regional and European philanthropy support organisations. PEXForum 2020 aimed to provide a …