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Sustainable Development Goals

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 …


Philanthropy with Chinese characteristics: through the lens of health

Ruth Shapiro and Vincent Cheng 24 February 2022

China is rapidly becoming one of the most philanthropic nations in the world. While it is impossible to know with certainty how much philanthropic capital is flowing, we do know that it is, and in …

Alliance digital event: A global conversation on the future of philanthropy

Annmarie McQueen 15 February 2022

What does the future of philanthropy look like? Over 2021, as a part of Alliance magazine’s special 25th-anniversary celebrations, we explored that question through six special digital events across Africa, the Arab region, Asia & …

Why funding sustainability is key to achieving the SDGs

1 Rosemary Macdonald 15 February 2022

What do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and sustainable grant-making practices have in common? Both represent a long-term commitment to supporting the people, places, and communities that we are all part of. In …

Gates philanthropy is 40% of all cross-border development funding, finds OECD report

Alliance magazine 9 December 2021

The OECD Centre on Philanthropy has launched a report today looking at the role of private philanthropy for development – the report is the second edition of Private Philanthropy for Development and provides open and …

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

2 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 …