Future of Latin American philanthropy – 20 April 2021, 5:00 PM
Latin America: a young sector looking forward
More than half of Latin America’s philanthropic groups have been founded in the past two decades, and the pandemic has also given a boost to the region’s young sector. But with a culture of generosity that focuses on community and bypasses institutional structures, will the flourishing of Latin American philanthropy continue? How do the region’s billionaires see philanthropy, and what are they doing with their wealth? What’s next?
This event is part of Alliance’s special 25th anniversary series, exploring what the future of philanthropy holds in six different regions across the world, including the Arab region, Africa, Europe, Asia & the Pacific and North America. This webinar, in partnership with the Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS) in Brazil, focuses on Latin America.
- Magdalena Aninat, Center for Philanthropy and Social Investments at Adolfo Ibáñez University, Chile
- Carolina Suarez, Latimpacto, Colombia
- Inês Mindlin, Lafer Betty and Jacob Lafer Institute, Brazil
- Paula Fabiani, IDIS, Brazil
March 2021 – Law, justice and philanthropy
Legal philanthropy is arguably at its most purposeful – and profound – when helping to enlarge the space for community-based justice as much as when it’s litigating for change in courtrooms around the world. This webinar discussed our latest issue on law, philanthropy and justice with our issue’s guest editors and expert contributors.
February 2021 – Scaling up: what’s it worth?
Extending a successful social intervention to a much bigger scale often seems like the Holy Grail. It’s been tested, it works and there are ‘economies of scale’ – you don’t have to go through the labour of starting from scratch.
February 2021 – Future of philanthropy in the Arab region
This webinar focused on the who, what, where and how of Arab philanthropy, in partnership with Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) and sponsored by the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy, Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.
January 2021 – Towards a new balance of power in philanthropy
Covid-19 is accelerating an already exist trend: the awakening of institutional philanthropy in the global south. Yet research suggests this awakening is hampered by weak philanthropy infrastructure and networks, insufficient collaboration within and between sectors and a lack of core funding to build the resilience of the non-profit ecosystem. This webinar explored these barriers and some of the cutting-edge initiatives to overcome them.
December 2020 – Global health philanthropy
To mark the publication of Alliance’s new issue on global health philanthropy, we were joined by guest editors and contributors to explore whether money for global health is going to where it’s most needed, and who gets to decide.
November 2020 – Indigenous Peoples and Philanthropy
Indigenous Peoples encompass more than 370 million people in over 90 countries and their territories cover almost a quarter of the world’s land surface. In this webinar, Alliance magazine explores why it is necessary to make the diverse needs, aspirations and contributions of Indigenous communities more central to the global philanthropy conversation.
October 2020 – Climate movements and funders, a crucial relationship
If the next decade is a flashpoint for the world’s future, the relationship between climate movements working on the ground and the funders who support them is becoming yet more crucial. An expert panel representing climate movements and funders discussed in a webinar sponsored by Fondation De France as part of our ClimatePhilanthropy2030 commitment.
September 2020 – Should philanthropy be more open about its investments?
Why do foundations invest in global capital markets? What is the right way to invest, bearing in mind current and future needs and the impact of investments on social and planetary well-being? To mark the publication of Alliance’s new issue on philanthropic investments, this webinar talks to contributors and experts about what’s next for philanthropic investments.
July 2020 – How will the study of philanthropy contribute to social impact?
Alliance magazine and the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, together hosted a webinar on understanding and improving the global practise of philanthropy.
June 2020 – Social movements
Alliance magazine hosted a webinar to facilitate an in-depth conversation on social movements philanthropy with the new issue’s three guest editors: Halima Mahomed, Romy Kraemer and Graciela Hopstein.
November 2019 – 10 years of the World Giving Index
Alliance, WINGS and CAF discuss the World Giving Index and a decade’s worth of data which has strengthened the culture of giving. Hostted Andrew Milner, Associate Editor of Alliance magazine and joined by Susan Pinkney, Head of CAF Research and Insight, Clara Bosco, Senior Advisor on Civil Society Resourcing at Civicus and Paula Fabiani, CEO of IDIS.
February 2019 – How has philanthropy changed (or not) in emerging markets?
Alliance magazine and WINGS webinar on the development of philanthropy in emerging market economies. Hosted by Jenny Hodgson from the Global Fund for Community Foundations and joined by four guest speakers and leaders in the field, including:Lucia Dellagnelo, Head of the Centre of Innovation for Brazilian Education & president to the board of Instituto Comunitário Grande Florianópolis, Natalya Kaminarskaya, Director of Blagosfera, Pushpa Aman Singh, Founder and Chief Exectutive Officer at GuideStar, and Bhekinkosi Moyo Adjunct Professor at Wits Business School to establish a new Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment
July 2018 – #LiftUpPhilanthropy Webinar
Alliance magazine and global philanthropy infrastructure network WINGS teamed up to host a webinar, focusing on how to #LiftUpPhilanthropy. Joining WINGS executive director Benjamin Bellegy and Alliance editor Charles Keidan, were Yanni Peng in China, CEO of the Narada Foundation and Carl Manlan in Togo, COO of the Ecobank Foundation.