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‘Invest in things that are uncertain’: Stefan Germann says shake it up

Elika Roohi 2 August 2022 For Subscribers

Switzerland’s Fondation Botnar has a mission familiar to the foundation world: improving the health of youth people. But the foundation’s specific focus is the inclusion of youth voices and the equitable use of artificial intelligence …

Azim Premji Foundation, Wellspring Fund among winners recognised in awards for SDG work

1 Alliance magazine 10 July 2022

Organisations and funders were celebrated during the Catalyst 2030 Awards for Systemic Change 2022. Catalyst 2030 is a global movement of people and organisations that are powering systems change to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals …

How can philanthropy adopt a human-first approach to achieve the SDGs?

Jakira Khanam 8 July 2022

The events of the past two years have left a lasting impact on all of us. Existing inequalities have been exacerbated, both within and between countries. We’ve seen the reversal of progress on multiple Sustainable …

Aga Khan Foundation holds global education forum across ten countries

1 Alliance magazine 25 June 2022

The Aga Khan Foundation — together with UNICEF, the Regional Education and Learning Initiative, and the Government of Tanzania — have joined together for Schools2030. The programme’s inaugural global forum was held this week, bringing …

$1m pooled fund for Southeast Asian maternal, child health

Alliance magazine 22 June 2022

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), together with philanthropic leaders in Asia, have joined to launch the second round of their pooled fund to address maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition in Southeast Asia. …

UNHCR Refugee Zakat Fund tackling SDG goals

Alliance magazine 13 June 2022

The Refugee Zakat Fund from the UNHCR has impacted the lives of an estimated 1.2 million people across 14 countries, its 2022 annual report estimates. Thanks to generous Zakat and Sadaqah donations from institutional and …

Philea Forum 2022: Day two and closing in tweets!

Alliance magazine 1 June 2022

Highlights from days two and three of Philea Forum 2022: Philanthropy United – The Time Is Now

Global Updates

Alliance magazine 31 May 2022

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2022 issue of Alliance: The Americas $1bn Gender Fund aims to transform systems Gates board adds four new trustees How Latin …

Alliance digital event: Levelling the global playing field

Annmarie McQueen 17 May 2022

Sociologists have theorised that the best time to understand something is when it’s disrupted. So, what can we learn about the relationships in global philanthropy, following the disruption that years of health, justice, and climate …

Africa only halfway to achieving SDGs by 2030

Alliance magazine 15 May 2022

According to the just-released Africa Sustainable Development Report, Africa is only halfway towards achieving the SDG goals and targets by 2030. Policymakers and civil society must recalibrate policies and programs if the Global SDGs are to …