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Over 100 foundations pledge flexible funding to grantees in wake of COVID-19 crisis

Alliance magazine 21 March 2020

More than 100 major US-based and international foundations pledged their commitment to more flexible funding to help grantee partners meet emergency needs prompted by the COVID-19 crisis. The pledge is spearheaded by the Ford Foundation, …


Dispatch from Milan: Fondazione Cariplo vs COVID-19

and 19 March 2020

Despite our headquarters having been closed since 9 March, the Boards and Staff of Fondazione Cariplo are carrying on with their work relentlessly. Extraordinary measures have been taken to provide additional support to the most …


Flexibility and freedom of foundation funding can boost third sector during Coronavirus crisis

Dejon Sipes 17 March 2020

Let’s trust in the third sector to protect the most vulnerable. Sometimes nightmares come true, and dystopian futures only seen in books and movies become a reality. Today our attention is on the victims and …

London Funders Alliance pledge to support grantees affected by coronavirus

Alliance magazine 14 March 2020

An alliance of funders from across sectors has come together to sign a joint statement pledging to offer support to civil society groups affected by the coronavirus outbreak.   Coordinated by London Funders – the …

The faces of migrant youth

6 March 2020

In response to the Gender, Children and Youth on the Move conference in Tijuana, Nancy Pérez, a local youth leader from Jóvenes por el Cambio and a professional boxer based in Guatemala, wrote the following …

A message from European philanthropy: Brexit will not interrupt the flow of donations and goodwill between nations

4 March 2020

The UK’s official exit from the EU has happened. But regardless of that, people in the UK and mainland Europe still have a broad range of mutual interests. We’ll continue to work side-by-side on pressing …

Indigenous voices central to philanthropic progress

Mr. Clemens Dietrich MD 3 March 2020

Indigenous Peoples encompass more than 475 million people in over 90 countries and their territories cover almost a quarter of the world’s land surface. They are critical to the sustainable management of natural resources, the …

Four issues set to dominate the decade

Dr. Joaquin Vandervort IV 3 March 2020 For Subscribers

As the ground shifts under our feet, the foundation sector has some major issues to face in the 2020s. In a UK context, the following are among the most pressing Civil society will face many …

Gender, childhood & youth on the move: ‘visibilizing’ the invisible

Dr. Madison Herzog 27 February 2020

This past week, I had the honor of participating in the Gender, Childhood & Youth on the Move conference in Tijuana, which brought together over 75 nonprofit organizations from Central America, Mexico and the United …

Download ‘Confident Giving’ by Kris Putnam-Walkerly for free

Alliance magazine 26 February 2020

The award-winning book, Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders by global philanthropy advisor, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, is now available to download for free. The book has compiled insights from a year’s worth of weekly posts from …