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The birth of #ShiftThePower

Jenny Hodgson 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A confluence of forces in 2016 brought together one of philanthropy’s most inspiring and dynamic movements for change It started with a hashtag to promote an event. It was 2016 and the Global Fund for …

Watchwords and catchwords

Andrew Milner 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A sideways glance at the evolution of the language of philanthropy over the last two-and-a-half decades As the practice of philanthropy has changed over the last 25 years, so has the language it uses to …

Experience is a profound teacher

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Reflections from a diverse group of celebrated philanthropy practitioners on the key lessons learned from the past 25 years working in the sector Blurred lines of profit and not-for-profit Atallah Kuttab, founder SAANED for Philanthropy …

Where will the focus fall?

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Philanthropists and practitioners, some of whom were starting out at the same time as Alliance was commencing its own 25-year journey, tell Andrew Milner where they are hoping the philanthropic spotlight will shine during the …

Still seeking good billionaires

Matthew Bishop 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

The idea of philanthrocapitalism has made greater progress than its application, but it can still live up to its promise In early 2006, I wrote a special report for The Economist, called ‘The Business of …

25 years? That’s a long time. 100 issues? Miraculous

Carole Shelbourn George 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

The founding editor of Alliance takes a trip down memory lane to recall how a dinner in Paris set off a sequence of events that a quarter of a century ago led to the creation …

Where next for Alliance?

Charles Keidan and David Drewery 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Ambitious future plans will ensure that Alliance continues to develop its role at the heart of global philanthropy As with most small charities, a lot of Alliance’s strategies over the last 25 years have focused …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in Africa

Annmarie McQueen 17 August 2021

In recent years, Africa has had to deal with the effects of the pandemic, growing inequality, and the threat of climate change. In addition, individual African countries have faced their own challenges. How has African …

How to effectively support the earthquake-hit communities in Haiti

Regine Webster 16 August 2021

The island nation of Haiti has been dealt yet another devastating blow. While details are still emerging, we know that a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southwest of Haiti on Saturday. Based on the similarities between …

New guidelines for donors highlight how to fund effectively in Pakistan

Alliance magazine 30 June 2021

The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy has released ‘Giving to Pakistan: Guidelines for Donors’, a report seeking to inspire and support strategic giving in Pakistan. The report helps donors ensure their giving is done in full …