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Reinventing the HIV Organising: Lessons from ICASA 2019

Dennis van Wanrooij 7 December 2019

From 2-7 December 2019, the largest regional HIV conference took place in Kigali, Rwanda. The country that once witnessed the genocide of the Tutsi minority and civil war from the early to mid-90s opened its …


Pathways to Power Symposium: New ways of deciding and doing

Alliance magazine 26 November 2019

The Pathways to Power Symposium brought together a diverse group of people from around the world who are deeply engaged in different efforts to shift power, and who see a value in the opportunity to come together …


Report examines how community philanthropy can help fund SDGs

Alliance magazine 5 November 2019

A new report from Global Fund for Community Foundations ‘From billions to millions‘ examines how the growing community philanthropy sector can help fund SDGs. The paper, authored by Jonathan Glennie, pinpoints community philanthropy as a …

Foundations can, and must, do more to tackle climate change

1 Pavlina Draganova 31 October 2019

Last October, the world’s leading climate scientists issued a final warning: we are running out of time to prevent disastrous global warming. A year on, their message has made its mark in the UK and …

European foundations commit $13 million to tackle planet and climate crisis

Charles Keidan and Andrew Milner 22 October 2019

Four of Europe’s leading foundations tackling climate change have committed $13 million (€11.6 million) of funding to advance work to protect the ‘global commons’ – the areas and ecosystems of our planet on which we …

The quest for collaboration in Asia

Andrew Milner 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The potential advantages of far-reaching collaboration underpinned AVPN’s conference in Singapore. But it is a virtue more often preached than practised. Underlying all the themes at the recent AVPN conference in Singapore was the idea …

SDG Philanthropy Platform expands to cover progress in China

Alliance magazine 25 August 2019

The SDG Philanthropy Platform has launched a brand-new China country page and will aim to regularly update the page with helpful information, articles, blogs, reports and initiatives from China, and are welcoming insights and stories …

Insights from HLPF 2019: Philanthropy & the SDGs

Natalya Pyagay 15 August 2019

The role of philanthropic institutions in advancing the sustainable development agenda has been widely recognized by various stakeholders. Importantly, philanthropy’s value-add has been more and more perceived through its ability to advocate for collective action, …

Guiding family foundations for effective philanthropy

Suzanty Sitorus 14 August 2019

Along with their increasing wealth, many families who own business empires in Indonesia set up a foundation to carry out their philanthropic mission. In recent years, the second and third generations of some of the …

Corporate foundations on a journey from alienated to strategic impact partner

Priscilla Boiardi, Karoline Heitmann, Lonneke Roza and Steven Serneels 21 July 2019

We know the statistics: if we want to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we still have a funding gap of a $ 2.5 trillion yearly. We urgently need to find resources to invest in …