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Neca Setubal puts Brazilian philanthropy in focus

Andrew Milner 1 June 2021

Fundacão Tide Setubal (FTS) has long experience of combatting racism in the suburbs of São Paulo. It’s a problem that has been ignored for too long by mainstream Brazilian society, but as Neca Setubal, chair …


1,000 days to make a difference

José Luiz Setubal and Marcos Kisil 1 June 2021

Structural racism in Brazil defines the life and health of its Afro-descendant population from childhood onwards. One foundation has set out to change that Over the past three decades, scientific research has confirmed that the …


Global Updates

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 …

Pandemic has exacerbated disparities for LGBTIQA+ communities

Alliance magazine 25 May 2021

New research from Dreilinden has found that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated disparities for LGBTIQA+ communities. The finding was published in Dreilinden’s 5th monitoring study, released in partnership with the German Institute for Human Rights. …

Racial justice and climate action

Shalinder Carter 23 May 2021

The Black Lives Matter movement, the killing of George Floyd, extreme storms, apocalyptic wildfires, soaring temperatures, and an increase in droughts and floods – all  in 2020 – and all against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, …

Capacity, courage, and resolve

Jane Tanner, Kamna Muralidharan and Kate Hitchcock 18 May 2021

It is possible and necessary for people to engage effectively in difficult conversations about racism, sexism, classism, and other inequities in the philanthropic sector. Each time you do so is an opportunity to explore your …

Why guilt and shame are all too common

2 Kate Hitchcock 18 May 2021

How can I as an individual, albeit one with good intentions, make a difference in the wider philanthropic sector when it comes to racism? It was in a group facilitated for people raced as white …

The experience of unbelonging

1 Kamna Muralidharan 18 May 2021

Immediately I could feel my shoulders drop. To be able to sit with a group of people of colour led by facilitators Swatee Deepak and Roshni Nuggehalli to talk about racism was in itself liberating …

Free of the burden

1 Jane Tanner 18 May 2021

Finally I had a space where I wasn’t required to explain the impact of working in the established colonial constructs of grantmaking. I had a visceral response as we worked through the various exercises with …

Uprooting racism in grantmaking

1 Jane Tanner, Kamna Muralidharan and Kate Hitchcock 17 May 2021

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Jane Tanner, Kamna Muralidharan, and Kate Hitchcock reflect on key learnings from some uncomfortable conversations about racism among European foundations, led by Healing Solidarity. We had the opportunity to participate in …