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Marcus Walton appointed as new President and CEO of GEO

Alliance magazine 13 October 2019

Marcus Walton was recently appointed President and CEO of GEO and brings over a decade of experience to his new position. He specializes in operationalizing conceptual frameworks, racial equity facilitation and training, leadership and management …


Global Impact and Geneva Global merge to create new global philanthropic consultancy

Alliance magazine 12 October 2019

Global Impact and Geneva Global, have joined forces to create a global philanthropic consulting firm servicing private, nonprofit and public sector entities  seeking to enhance social impact The services of both organisations currently include support on fundraising, …


Mott Foundation leader and pioneer of philanthropy William S. White dies aged 82

Alliance magazine 11 October 2019

One of the longest-serving leaders of a major philanthropy in the United States and pioneer of philanthropy infrastructure, William S. White passed away peacefully on October 9 2019 at age 82. Under White’s leadership, the …

The power of girls: six lessons for funders who support them

1 Corey Oser 11 October 2019

Today is International Day of the Girl, and this year’s theme, ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable,’ offers an inspiring reminder to funders to take stock of how our priorities and practices elevate the power of girls …

UNICEF and Islamic Development Bank launch global Muslim philanthropy fund

Alliance magazine 9 October 2019

The Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children (GMPFC), is the first organisation focused on Muslim giving, to be launched by a United Nations organisation (UNICEF) alongside a multi-lateral development bank. The goal of GMPFC is …

Which session at the 2019 EVPA Conference would you most like to read about?

Alliance magazine 8 October 2019

As we approach the 2019 EVPA Annual Cnference next month, we hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend — and hear comments …

Philanthropy bodies criticise Bill Gates for Modi award

2 Charles Keidan 7 October 2019

The world’s leading philanthropist, Bill Gates, is facing growing criticism from the philanthropic sector for his decision to give an award to India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in recognition of the Indian government’s Swachh Bharat …

Would donors be alarmed if they knew how much charities spent on foreign exchange fees?

Curtis Noble 6 October 2019

Exactly 10 years ago, the ‘Better FX’ guide attempted to tackle the common pitfalls INGOs faced when managing their FX exposures. Key insights such as the importance of using more than one provider, and agreeing …

New report calls on sector to take action on diversity, equity and inclusion

Alliance magazine 3 October 2019

The foundation sector is not sufficiently diverse and needs to take action to improve its own diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices, says the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF). In its new report Diversity, Equity …

£10m funding from Wolfson for adolescent mental health research

Alliance magazine 3 October 2019

The Wolfson Foundation recently gave £10 million for the establishment of The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health, a research centre that will be housed at Cardiff University. University experts have planned to work …