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Muslim philanthropy comes of age

1 Charles Keidan 4 September 2018

Unlocking a huge untapped potential for giving There is general agreement that we don’t know as much as we’d like to know about Muslim philanthropy, a phenomenon broadly defined as giving ‘of any kind, which …


Interview: Ise Bosch and Justus Eisfeld

Charles Keidan 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

As a philanthropist, Ise Bosch goes her own way. A scion of a well-known German philanthropic family, she nevertheless chooses the issues she funds and the way she funds them. The recent award of the …


Ise Bosch releases new book: Transformative Philanthropy – Giving with Trust

Alliance magazine 4 August 2018

Together with co-authors Justus Eisfeld and Claudia Bollwinkel, Ise Bosch’s new book reflects on ten years of holistic grant making and impact investments, while also providing an in-depth look at her own method of transformative …

Forum Annual Conference 2018: Philanthropy – what is most needed?

Leslie Pine 24 July 2018

In the growing turbulence of our times, the power of philanthropy also seems to be growing exponentially, yet awkwardly and in rough stages, like an adolescent. Those of us in advisory roles are riding the …

Human-centered design in social innovation

Marica Rizzo 21 July 2018

Human-centered design alone won’t change the world, but as a tool it increases the likelihood of designing impactful solutions by putting the person who will gain most at the heart of the innovation process. The …

Global Impact launch six new regional funds

Alliance magazine 13 July 2018

Global Impact has launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds to support nonprofits in Africa, Asia‑Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. For its six new funds, Global …

Philanthropy in Brazil: Obstacles, challenges and opportunities

Graciela Hopstein 9 July 2018

Brazilian philanthropy is maturing, expanding visibly and becoming more diversified – as indicated by two recent studies: a report on Philanthropy in Brazil, produced by Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP) and presented in Brazil in …

New fund launched for LGBTQI activists in Asia

Alliance magazine 8 July 2018

Audeliss & INvolve Founder and CEO, Suki Sandhu, has established a new fund to support LGBTQI activism in Asia which will be managed by GiveOut. The Suki Sandhu LGBTQI Asia Fund will be provide grants to support activists working across …

Rethinking partnerships at the root

Clare Winterton and Ruby Johnson 29 June 2018

Change doesn’t happen alone. It is our collective work that brings joy, lasting impact and relationships. Yet although partnerships are a hot topic in philanthropy and in the nonprofit sector, they can all too often bring …

LGBTI philanthropy: still less than a cent in the donor dollar

Emily Hurley and Andrew Milner 26 June 2018

A number of prominent foundations around the world are now supporting LGBTI causes, reflecting the growth of acceptance of those causes. However, despite this acceptance and the achievement of milestones, such as the legalisation of …