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Philanthropy centre joins women’s university to explore impact, potential for philanthropy in Pakistan

Alliance magazine 12 October 2021

The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy has joined the Fatima Jinnah Women University in establishing a programme of activities that will promote philanthropy knowledge and community development across the country. The collaboration between PCP and FJWU …


Foundations and the SDGs: Gulbenkian finding the fit

Margarida Espírito Santo, Donzelina Barroso and Renee Karibi-Whyte 7 October 2021

For many foundations, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a means to direct their efforts according to a larger, internationally recognised development framework, potentially increasing the value of those efforts by dovetailing them with those …


Alliance event: 25 years in philanthropy

Elika Roohi 21 September 2021

To celebrate the special milestone of 25 years and 100 issues of Alliance magazine being at the heart of global philanthropy, Alliance hosted an event at the Aga Khan Centre in London last week with …

Rattling the Cages: Helping the world to see clearly

James Chen 17 September 2021

In 1962 the idea of putting a man on the moon was a pipe dream. Yet seven years later, the moon landing inspired an entire planet, giving way to new etymology around what it means …

Here’s how philanthropy can change: editorial team shares recommendations in Alliance’s 100th issue

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021

Global philanthropy should increase diversity on every level and facilitate wider ownership of the philanthropy debate, increase levels of participation and trust-based philanthropy, urgently commit more resources to tackle climate change, and fulfil its unique …

25th anniversary reader survey

Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

Alliance survey exclusive: Gates and Ford top perceptions of the foundations with the most positive impact worldwide Worldwide survey of Alliance readers identifies the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Ford Foundation as having the …

Meet the philennials

Alliance magazine 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

A dedicated group of philanthropy practitioners born in the same year as Alliance was launched share their hopes for a better world An anniversary issue of Alliance magazine would not be complete without hearing the …

Fondation de France on what its learned from 50 years of climate work

Alliance magazine and International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change 24 August 2021

Fondation de France has been committed to funding environmental action for 50 years – the foundation’s moment of awakening was in the 1970s during the oil crisis. Since that time, it has joined the French …

Business of Philanthropy: Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

1 Alliance magazine 1 August 2021

In a recent episode of the Business of Philanthropy, Badr Jafar, Emirati philanthropist and Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy at the University of Cambridge speaks with Peter Maurer, President of the International …

Supporting Myanmar through social and economic disruption

Prae Sunantaraks 26 July 2021

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the people of Myanmar are suffering doubly under the weight of fragile governance and social and economic disruption. It is therefore a welcome sign of hope that our …