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New report: Funders important when translating health, medical research into practice

Alliance magazine 12 August 2020

Australia’s National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) has released a new report exploring how best to put health and medical research into practice. Titled From evidence to practice: Exploring translation pathways for clinical …


Lily School of Philanthropy research finds community funds raised more than $1 billion for COVID relief across U.S.

Alliance magazine 4 August 2020

COVID-19 relief funds at local United Ways and community foundations across the United States raised more than $1 billion and distributed at least $589 million to financially vulnerable individuals and nonprofits leading the pandemic response …


New report from Candid asks how do we bridge the peacebuilding gap?

Dawn Shackels 18 July 2020

The Foundations for Peace Network is delighted to contribute to the ‘Philanthropy for a safe, healthy and just world‘ survey carried out by Candid and CENTRIS and supported by PeaceNexus Foundation. With over 800 responses …

Royal patronages of charities have no discernible effect

Caroline Fiennes 17 July 2020

Nearly 1,200 UK charities have Royal patrons. Mindful that some donors are much less helpful than they think they are, Giving Evidence set out to investigate whether Royal patronages help charities. We could find no …

UK charities should not seek Royal patrons expecting them to help much, new research shows

Alliance magazine 17 July 2020

A Royal patronage for your charity may not lead to as much as you hope, according to new research published by research organisation and consultancy Giving Evidence. The report shows that almost 75 per cent …

Cambridge Sustainability Commission to focus on sustainable behaviour

Alliance magazine 17 July 2020

KR Foundation, together with the Cambridge Sustainability Commission from the Cambridge University Press, is launching a project to help inform innovative, effective, evidence-based projects and interventions that will bring sustainable behaviour into mainstream thinking on …

Philanthropy for a safe, healthy, and just world: New report explores peacebuilding and philanthropy

Catriona Gourlay 14 July 2020

In 2019, Candid and Centris, with support from PeaceNexus Foundation, conducted a survey, Philanthropy for a Safe, Healthy, and Just World. The results, based on 823 civil society organization responses, reveal philanthropists can do better …

ACF publishes new report on foundation investments

Alliance magazine 13 July 2020

UK philanthropy body, the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) has published a new report on how foundation investments can be more closely integrated with a foundation’s mission and grant-making. ‘Investment: The Pillars of Stronger Foundation …

New report studies impact of COVID-19 on African civil society organisations

Alliance magazine 8 July 2020

The immediate impact of COVID-19 on African civil society organisations (CSOs) was swift, widespread, and destabilising. This is one of the main findings of a new survey undertaken by @AfricanNGOs and EPIC-Africa. Titled ‘The Impact of COVID-19 …

Interview: Badr Jafar, Cambridge Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

Elika Roohi 7 July 2020

Last year, the fastest-growing economies were all in emerging markets. This current wave of globalisation, which is pushing economic power both southward and eastward, will have a profound effect on philanthropy, and we should consider …