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Three conditions for dramatic impact in philanthropy

Kris Putnam-Walkerly 15 June 2019

Have the most impact possible in your charitable giving. If you want to achieve dramatic impact in philanthropy you need to know where you’re going, you need to get there, and you need to know …


EFC and Vladimir Potanin Foundation launch philanthropic leadership platform

Alliance magazine 14 June 2019

The EFC is launching a new philanthropy leadership exchange programme in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. The first edition of the exchange will take place from 5-8 November 2019 in Brussels and will focus …


Harnessing momentum to achieve progress for children & adolescents affected by HIV

Cecilia Kihara 13 June 2019

In a small town in Nigeria, 18-year-old Oluleye — Leye for short — is an orphan supporting her family through sex work. Often, she does not have condoms and, upon discovering she’s pregnant, she fears …

International currents at the Association of German Foundations gathering in Mannheim

Andrew Milner 11 June 2019

As part of Deutscher Stiftungstag 2019 in Mannheim, the Association of German Foundations ran a series of English-language sessions to introduce an international perspective to the country’s foundation sector. The general conference theme of democracy …

Foundations partner to improve standards of care for children in Vietnam

Alliance magazine 10 June 2019

The Lorinet Foundation in partnership with the Octava Foundation, are providing funding to enable the rollout of a successful pilot led by OneSky, in supporting Early Childhood Development in the Hoa Khanh, Da Nang Industrial …

Healing is Justice: How funders respond

Shaena Johnson 9 June 2019

We’re at an important crossroads in this political moment. The rise of police brutality and the rampant increase of transphobic, anti-Black, and anti-immigrant violence are being met with a new generation of grassroots LGBTQI organizers …

Founders commit further $16 million to Freedom Fund

Alliance magazine 7 June 2019

The Freedom Fund announced the Fund’s three founders – Minderoo Foundation’s Walk Free initiative, Legatum Foundation and Humanity United – have recommitted a total of $16.2 million to the Freedom Fund’s anti-slavery work. Walk Free, …

German philanthropy award celebrates community foundations

Alliance magazine 6 June 2019

The 2019 German funders award has been given to the German community foundation movement. It is the first time the award has recognised the efforts of a community, rather than an individual. The award by …

With peoples’ protests mounting, why are philanthropists lagging behind on climate change?

Lindley Mease 5 June 2019

A groundswell of community-owned solutions requires investment. People are taking to the streets on climate change around the globe, tired of inaction by public officials and risking arrest to intentionally cause disruption. It’s time to …

Reflections from the Philanthropy New Zealand Summit

Ken Whitney 4 June 2019

Thinking deeply about the role of trust in philanthropy was the theme of the Philanthropy New Zealand Summit recently held in Wellington. In a local context particular attention was paid to the failure of trust …