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‘Achtung, Stiftung!’: Austrian Foundation Association publishes practical handbook for Austrian sector

Alliance magazine 13 September 2020

The Austrian Foundation Association has published ‘Achtung, Stiftung!’ or ‘Attention, Foundation! Non-profit foundation work in Austria: establish, lead, dissolve’, a practical handbook that is the first of its kind in Austria. The title, which was …


Sandra Alzate appointed new Executive Director of AFE Colombia

Alliance magazine 11 September 2020

The Asociación de Fundaciones Familiares y Empresariales, or Association of Family and Corporate Foundations in Colombia, has appointed Sandra Alzate as its new Executive Director. Alzate replaces Jaime Matute, who held the position for two …


Jack Heath appointed new CEO of Philanthropy Australia

Alliance magazine 8 September 2020

Philanthropy Australia has announced Jack Heath as its new CEO, commencing January 2021. Health joins PA after serving for eight years as CEO of SANE Australia, a leading national mental health charity. He succeeds current …

Why unions can make effective philanthropic support organisations: The example of France Générosités

Laurence Lepetit 2 September 2020

France générosités was established in 1998 at the initiative of non-profit organisations and foundations, such as Fondation de France, the Red Cross, Greenpeace, Caritas, and Pasteur Institute to promote and develop charitable giving in France. …

Interview: Angel Font

Alliance magazine 1 September 2020 For Subscribers

It’s transition time at the European Foundation Centre (EFC) with the arrival of a new chair and a new Chief Executive, the first female in the role. Here the new chair Angel Font, corporate director …

Learning Lab for Changemakers launched by European Community Foundation Initiative

Alliance magazine 20 August 2020

The European Community Foundation Initiative has launched the ECFI Learning Lab for Changemakers, a space for practioners from the community foundation field in Europe to come together, collaborate, and learn about ways of working and …

Why European funders need to be vigilant to keep their space open

Hanna Surmatz 18 August 2020

In ways big and small, European philanthropy contributes to the public good in the fields of research and innovation, education, health, environment, culture, international development, democracy or human rights just to name a few. Many …

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 …