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First regional meeting explores social entrepreneurship, investment in Eastern Europe and Russia

Alliance magazine 18 June 2021

Collaborate for Impact – an EU-funded project that encourages social entrepreneurs, social investors, and government representatives to work together – has launched its first regional event in Eastern Europe. Coordinated by the European Venture Philanthropy …


Stefani Mancini, new chair of Assifero

Italy’s Assifero appoints first female chair

Alliance magazine 10 June 2021

The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has appointment Stefania Mancini as its new chair during its most recent annual general assembly. Mancini, the first women to hold the …


Interview: Sara Tescione and Silea Pio di Savoia

Zibran Choudhury 1 June 2021

  Tereza, a 60-year-old woman who is blind and has mobility problems, is photographed in front of her hut in Hai Matara, a village in South Sudan which because of the civil war that has …

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2021 issue of Alliance: The Americas Cross-racial network targets climate justice groups Bezos Earth Fund recruits senior personnel Latimpacto study illuminates …

Tatiana Fraga Diez appointed Executive Director of Mexico’s Comunalia

Alliance magazine 29 May 2021

The Alliance of Community Foundations in Mexico, Comunalia, has appointed Tatiana Fraga Diez as its new Executive Director. Diez will take over from Mariana Sandoval Ulloa on 1 June. ‘Comunalia and our partner foundations warmly …

A new era of corporate impact

Karoline Heitmann, Lonneke Roza, Alessia Gianoncelli and Steven Serneels 25 May 2021

How companies and corporate social investors can deepen, scale or broaden their collective impact. Philanthropists and impact investors play a major role in driving systemic change and cross-sector collaborations for a more sustainable positive impact …

Swiss philanthropy body appoints new managing director

Alliance magazine 8 May 2021

SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grantmaking foundations, has appointed Richard Brogle as its new managing director. Brogle has served as the CEO of the Drosos Foundation in Switzerland for 8 years and will join SwissFoundations …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Latin America

Amy McGoldrick 4 May 2021

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations this year, celebrating Alliance’s 25 years at the heart of global philanthropy, we have launched a series of events on what the future of philanthropy holds in different …

Practical tips for funder collaboration in new toolkit

Jim Cooke and Cassie Robinson 29 April 2021

It doesn’t take long online to find content about collaboration – what makes a good collaboration, stories from the frontlines of collaboration, and so forth. It’s much harder to find content that practically guides you …

60+ funders to UK PM: race report findings unhelpful, divisive, damaging

Elika Roohi 23 April 2021

‘We believe this to be unhelpful, divisive and potentially damaging,’ said 62 foundations, signing an open letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week co-ordinated by the Association of Charitable Foundations, addressing the UK …