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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 …

Plans to double Australian giving in Philanthropy Australia blueprint

Alliance magazine 21 April 2021

Philanthropy Australia has unveiled a blueprint it believes can help double the level of structured giving in Australia over the next decade by encouraging actions across the philanthropic, not-for-profit, business, and government sectors. ‘There is …

African Venture Philanthropy Alliance appoints five new board members

Alliance magazine 20 April 2021

The African Venture Philanthropy Alliance has appointed five new members to its Pan-African Governing Board. Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, Florença Antonio Dengo, Gunilla Carlsson, Wambui Chege, and Uwa Osa-Oboh joined AVPA in February and were formally announced …

Will the pandemic usher in a new era of corporate philanthropy?

Iain Rawlinson and Ben Morton Wright 19 April 2021

Seven in ten US corporate funders surveyed by the Charities Aid Foundation of America had increased their charitable contributions in 2020. We have also seen revolutionary approaches to giving from major foundations who are issuing …

Impactful giving demands engaged families

1 Etienne Eichenberger and Peter Vogel 17 April 2021

How engaged is your family with your foundation? Are they passionate about giving or do they see it as something distant or inherited, like antique furniture? Let’s take it a step further. How aligned is …