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New fund launched to tackle Europe’s most pressing social challenges

Alliance magazine 19 January 2020

The launch of the European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) has been announced, a new initiative designed to have a significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges. The ESCF has been established and …


Results of global family philanthropy survey released

Alliance magazine 18 January 2020

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) and Campden Wealth today published ‘Global Trends and Strategic Time Horizons in Family Philanthropy 2020,’ a report based on a survey of 201 families of significant wealth who are engaged in philanthropic giving. The responses …


Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education appoint Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar as CEO

Alliance magazine 17 January 2020

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) has appointed Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar as Chief Executive Officer. Commenting on her appointment, Dr. Ben Jaafar said: ‘It is an honor to be entrusted with the …

The Council on Foundations select new cohort for leadership programme to increase diversity

Alliance magazine 15 January 2020

The Council on Foundations has announced the 24 participants selected for the 2020 Career Pathways cohort, a leadership development programme designed to increase the number of diverse candidates in the philanthropic leadership pipeline. The newly …

Alliance magazine is recruiting a digital editor

Alliance magazine 14 January 2020

Alliance magazine is looking for a trained editor with experience of online editing, strong digital skills and an interest in philanthropy. As digital editor, you will be the primary lead for all online coverage of …

Which session at the PEXforum 2020 would you most like to hear about?

Alliance magazine 13 January 2020

Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXforum 2020 – is the first Europe-wide flagship event which brings together 120+ leaders and experts from national, regional and European philanthropy support organisations. PEXforum 2020 will aim to provide …

Investors file climate change resolution at Barclays AGM

Alliance magazine 12 January 2020

Lankelly Chase is one of 11 institutional investors and more than 100 individual shareholders who have asked Barclays to phase out its financing of fossil fuel companies that are driving the climate crisis. The first …

Prince William launches Earthshot prize to inspire environmental action

Alliance magazine 10 January 2020

Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize – a multi-million pound prize which will initially be handled by the Royal Foundation – to ‘inspire a decade of action to repair the planet’. The new initiative will set …

Australia’s Paul Ramsay Foundation commits $30 million to bushfire relief efforts

Alliance magazine 9 January 2020

The Paul Ramsay Foundation has set aside $30 million to support communities affected by the bushfires. ‘We are in this together,’ said Paul Ramsay Foundation CEO Glyn Davis in a statement posted on Twitter. ‘The …

Council on Foundations appoint new members to Board of Directors

Alliance magazine 8 January 2020

The Council on Foundations has the appointed new members to its Board of Directors to help lead the Council’s strategic planning efforts. The appointments include Peter Laugharn who currently serves as President & CEO of …