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From Scotland to Canada – a view from the PFC Conference

Jonathan Christie 18 October 2018

The similarities between Canada and Scotland run deeper than our cultural and historical ties. In both countries, around 30 per cent of the population is under the age of 25. Both countries also have huge …


Council on Foundations appoint Kathleen P. Enright as President and CEO

Alliance magazine 18 October 2018

The Council on Foundations have announced the appointment of Kathleen P. Enright as its new President and CEO. Enright joins the Council after 17 years as President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO). …


Jaime Matute Hernández appointed as new CEO of Colombia’s AFE

Alliance magazine 17 October 2018

The Colombian Association of Family and Corporate Foundations (AFE) have appointed Jaime Matute Hernández as their new Chief Executive. Jaime has 18 years of experience in development policies and projects, international technical cooperation, international public …

Amplifying African diaspora voice and expertise in philanthropy advice

1 Yvonne Moore 15 October 2018

In the March 2017 issue, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Millner’s article Shading in the blanks on the philanthropy advice map explored the how the US and Europe might be exercising a distorting influence in …

Britain has lost the EU but its foundations may yet find a role

Max Rutherford 13 October 2018

This week, at a meeting in the European Parliament between national foundation associations from across Europe, MEPs and officials from the European Committee, philanthropy was rightly described as ‘civil society’s treasure’. Philanthropy, it was said, …

How domestic philanthropy can transform the Balkans

Nathan Koeshall 9 October 2018 For Subscribers

In the countries of the Western Balkans, shaking off long-standing socialist traditions where the state provides for all, can a culture of personal or collective philanthropy emerge at the same pace as democratic and market-oriented …

New report on how funders can engage in participatory grantmaking

Alliance magazine 7 October 2018

New research released by GrantCraft, a free service of Foundation Center, explores how funders can cede decision-making power about funding decisions to the communities they aim to serve. With financial support from the Ford Foundation …

Chandler Foundation appoints Tim Hanstad as CEO

Alliance magazine 5 October 2018

The Chandler Foundation has announced the appointment of award winning social entrepreneur Tim Hanstad as its CEO. Tim Hanstad, will be responsible for leading the Chandler Foundation’s mission to promote inclusive prosperity and well-being. His …

European Edition of Global Philanthropy Environment Index released

Alliance magazine 4 October 2018

To celebrate the European Day of Foundations and Donors 2018, the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in collaboration with the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) has released a European edition of …

Economy, society and environment all in focus for new Ashoka Fellows

Alliance magazine 3 October 2018

The Ashoka Changemakers Forum, held at the end of August in Singapore, unveiled four new Ashoka fellows from Malaysia and Singapore, two from each country. The four are Zhihan Lee whose BagoSphere initiative is addressing …