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Laurence Tubiana has a message for European philanthropy

Elika Roohi 19 July 2022 For Subscribers

It is the end of May, and southern Spain is experiencing a heatwave so dramatic that temperatures in some cities are 16 degrees Celsius above average. A spokesperson for AEMET, the country’s national weather agency, …


Philanthropy is ripe for change: I explore how on Philanthropisms podcast

Charles Keidan 12 July 2022

There is no typical career journey in philanthropy. Routes into and out of leadership roles are many and varied. I was reminded of that when I spoke recently to Rhodri Davies’s Philanthropisms podcast about my …


Working towards a West African philanthropy support ecosystem

Rouguiétou Khady Sow 9 July 2022

The African landscape of philanthropy is embedded in a particularly traditional historical context. In West Africa, in addition to tradition, the religious dimension of philanthropy is important in the sense that a very large proportion …

Reflections on strengthening the potential of European philanthropy

Axelle Davezac 7 July 2022

After two years of the global pandemic, this spring finally saw the opening of spaces again to meet with colleagues across philanthropy, civil society and academia. Against this backdrop, the European Academy of Strategic Philanthropy …

Interview: Rockefeller Foundation’s Elizabeth Yee on Asia, leadership, and philanthropy

Andrew Milner 7 July 2022

Rockefeller Foundation has deep and long-standing interests in Asia. Hence the presence of  Elizabeth Yee, the foundation’s Executive Vice President, Program Strategy and Chief of Staff at the AVPN Conference in Bali. She talks here …

European Ventre Philanthropy Association appoints new Chair

Alliance magazine 24 June 2022

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) has appointed Leslie Johnston, CEO of the Laudes Foundation, to become the new Chair of the organisation. Johnston replaces Steven Serneels, who served as EVPA Chair for the last …

Fozia Irfan appointed Board Chair of 360Giving, succeeding founder Fran Perrin

Alliance magazine 12 June 2022

360Giving, a platform for open data about grants in the UK, has appointed BBC Children in Need’s Director of Children and Young People, Fozia Irfan OBE, as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. …

Philea launches #WhenWeUnite philanthropy campaign

Alliance magazine 5 June 2022

#WhenWeUnite, a campaign launched by the Philanthropy Europe Association (Philea) at its recent annual conference, will aim to promote the value of philanthropy in Europe and beyond. ‘Philanthropy is everywhere around us,’ Philea said, in …

What Brazilian philanthropy learned from pandemic giving

1 Paula Jancso Fabiani and Luisa Lima 4 June 2022

Collaboration and strengthening civil society organisations are key to tackling Brazil’s social inequality, a new report from the Institute for Development of Social Investment asserts. It’s easier to make a fortune than to give money …

What I learned from philanthropy immersion at Philea Forum 2022

Anna Hirsch-Holland 2 June 2022

As a relative newbie to the field of philanthropy, Philea Forum has been an opportunity to get to know this quite particular world more intimately – beyond the superficial facts that its people are very …