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Philanthropy infrastructure


Philanthropy needs all the help it can get

Barry Knight 10 August 2018

It is good to see that the Alliance Special Feature on ‘Philanthropy’s Developers’ pays homage to some of the pioneers of philanthropy infrastructure. To my mind, one of these – Barry Gaberman – merits special …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: What is philanthropy bringing to the table?

Sarah Brown-Campello 18 July 2018

What are you doing to lift up social justice issues in your work? Who best to hear about addressing root problems than from the communities themselves and incorporating their voices into your work? Philanthropy infrastructure …

#LiftUpPhilanthropy Webinar

Alliance magazine 17 July 2018

Alliance magazine and global philanthropy infrastructure network WINGS teamed up to host a webinar, focusing on how to #LiftUpPhilanthropy. #LiftUpPhilanthropy is a strategic, global campaign to highlight the value of philanthropy support and development, and to …

Interview: Naina Batra, Chief Executive of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

Andrew Milner 10 July 2018

The ‘big tent’ is becoming even bigger. This year’s AVPN conference in Singapore hosted over a thousand participants. With such a catchment and as one of the few pieces of pan-Asian philanthropic infrastructure it is …

Alliance magazine and WINGS to host webinar focusing on how to #LiftUpPhilanthropy

Alliance magazine 1 July 2018

To hear funders perspectives on the importance of infrastructure tune in to this special webinar by Alliance magazine and WINGS.  This webinar will be getting reactions from Alliance‘s June issue on philanthropy’s developers, the recent WINGS …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #LiftUpPhilanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 12 June 2018

Alliance magazine travelled outside of London in late May to host a quarterly Breakfast Club in partnership with WINGS at the EFC Conference in Brussels, Belgium. The mission was to illuminate philanthropy’s global infrastructure to …

An interview with Charles Keidan of Alliance magazine

WINGS 11 June 2018

Alliance magazine Editor Charles Keidan is interviewed by WINGS to discuss the special feature on philanthropy infrastructure in June 2018 issue guest edited by Benjamin Bellegy and Maria Chertok. 1. Is this the first time Alliance is doing …

Lankelly Chase’s approach to working with complexity

Julian Corner 2 June 2018

What does effectiveness look like when working in situations of complexity? How do we understand what to do or where to start? How do we attribute results to our actions? These questions go to the …

Invest in academia to strengthen philanthropy

Rose Longhurst 30 May 2018

‘Without infrastructure, philanthropy can’t reach the level of sophistication necessary to solve social problems’, asserted Benjamin Bellegy of WINGS at the Alliance breakfast club around EFC AGA 2018. But what kind of infrastructure do we need? …

Philanthropy infrastructure matters, but morning gathering calls for evolution

Jen Bokoff 29 May 2018

Despite the humidity and conference center maze, nearly 30 people attended the Alliance Breakfast Club about philanthropy infrastructure. Charles Keidan from Alliance magazine introduced the meeting and panelists Maria Chertok of CAF Russia, Benjamin Bellegy of WINGS, …