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No, Canada’s environmental movement is not funded by foreign funds

Kristen Pue 23 January 2020

This post was written in reaction to an article recently published in Canada’s National Observer: Bomb threat called into Tides Canada an extension of political theatre by Joanna Kerr, CEO of Tides Canada. Vivian Krause and other …

Feminist, Grassroots and transformative visions of change in neoliberal re-structuring

Jacqueline Colting-Stol 23 January 2020

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” – Lilla Watson, Indigenous Elder, …

A reflection on feminist philanthropy

Manuel Litalien 23 January 2020

In March 2018, the New York Women’s Foundation (NYWF) announced that its partnership with the Women’s Funding Network (an international network of more than 100 women’s funds and foundations) successfully mobilized $58.4 million, part of a five-year commitment of $100 million, …

India climate collaborative launched by industry leaders

Alliance magazine 22 January 2020

In a bold effort to solve India’s climate challenge, over ten of the country’s foremost philanthropies have come together to found the India Climate Collaborative (ICC). The ICC marks the first-ever collective response by philanthropy …

Laudes Foundation launches to address climate crises

Alliance magazine 21 January 2020

Laudes Foundation launches today with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and challenge industries to implement business practices that ‘regenerate and restore nature.’ The new foundation is a part of the …

New publication profiles philanthropy ecosystem in Europe

Alliance magazine 20 January 2020

Ahead of the PEX2020 forum later this week, Alliance magazine has released a new publication profiling the organisations that comprise the philanthropy ecosystem in Europe.  Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXforum 2020 – is the …

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 …