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Alliance magazine 1 June 2021

This is our round-up of philanthropy news around the world featured in the June 2021 issue of Alliance: The Americas Cross-racial network targets climate justice groups Bezos Earth Fund recruits senior personnel Latimpacto study illuminates …


Tatiana Fraga Diez, new Executive Director of Comunalia

Tatiana Fraga Diez appointed Executive Director of Mexico’s Comunalia

Alliance magazine 29 May 2021

The Alliance of Community Foundations in Mexico, Comunalia, has appointed Tatiana Fraga Diez as its new Executive Director. Diez will take over from Mariana Sandoval Ulloa on 1 June. ‘Comunalia and our partner foundations warmly …


Response: Here’s how we build local

Alette van Kralingen 26 May 2021

This article is a response to Building local is central to shifting power by Jenny Hodgson. The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs is excited to have entered into a strategic partnership with the Giving for Change …

Building local giving is central to shifting power

Jenny Hodgson 26 May 2021

It is an odd but interesting fact that local resource mobilisation has never really inspired the interest or support of most funders. Over the years, I have developed a few theories as why this is …

Dutch government launches €24m programme to develop community philanthropy

2 Alliance magazine 20 March 2021

The Dutch government, in partnership with a consortium of four organisations including the Africa Philanthropy Network, Kenya Community Development Foundation, Wilde Ganzen and Global Fund for Community Foundations, are launching a new five-year, €24 million …

Alliance is 25!

Charles Keidan 2 March 2021 For Subscribers

We’re delighted to be celebrating our 25th anniversary at the heart of global philanthropy. Reaching 25 years old in the world of non-profit media is something none of us take for granted. We’re grateful to …

Alliance webinar: Future of philanthropy in the Arab region

Amy McGoldrick 23 February 2021

As part of Alliance magazine’s anniversary celebrations this year, celebrating Alliance’s 25 years at the heart of global philanthropy, we have launched a series of events on what the future of philanthropy holds in different …

Candid launches global Community Philanthropy Directory

Alliance magazine 18 January 2021

Candid has launched the Community Philanthropy Directory, a free database that maps the global field of community philanthropy. Candid hopes that the directory, which was launched in December, will raise the visibility of community philanthropy …

Collaboration and community in the fight against climate change

Dory Trimble and Laura García 11 January 2021

The Honnold Foundation (HF) and Global Greengrants Fund are both fighting climate change at the grassroots level. We fuel climate movements built and mobilised by community leaders worldwide, directly supporting the people at the frontlines …

New report explores community philanthropy’s response to Covid-19 in Latin America

Alliance magazine 31 December 2020

A report from Ellas and the Global Fund for Community Foundations released recently looks at how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected Latin America’s national and regional capacities to meet a challenge – and where community …