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Interview: Antonio Zappulla - Positioned for maximum leverage

June 2, 2020

Charles Keidan talks to Antonio Zappulla of the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) about how it uses its media and legal expertise to drive systemic change.Alliance Issue: Social movement philanthropy; June 2020, Volume 25, Number 2

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Indigenous philanthropy - Special feature

March 3, 2020

Indigenous Peoples are invaluable partners in solving many of today's complex problems, such as climate change, biodiversity preservation, and sustainable management of natural resources. Its Peoples constitute the world's largest minority encompassing more than 475 million people in over 90 countries -- around 6 per cent of the global population. Indigenous territories cover almost a quarter of the world's land surface and 80 per cent of the earth's global biodiversity. As the philanthropy world begins to recognise that support and funding for the self-determination efforts led by Indigenous Peoples are critical, this ground-breaking special feature will discuss effective ways to partner with Indigenous Peoples and place Indigenous values at the heart of philanthropic practice.Alliance Issue: Indigenous philanthropy; March 2020, Volume 25, Number 1

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Interview: Phil Buchanan - Non-profits are unsung and undervalued

March 3, 2020

Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) and author of Giving Done Right: Effective philanthropy and making every dollar count, tells Charles Keidan why he thinks the US non-profit sector is so important to the health of a democratic polity and why it's a mistake to tar all philanthropy with the same brush.Alliance Issue: Indigenous philanthropy; March 2020, Volume 25, Number 1

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Feminist philanthropy - Special feature

December 3, 2019

More funding for 'women and girls' is necessary but not sufficient. What philanthropy really needs is a feminist consciousness -- a vision which places women's rights front and centre, challenges political norms and economic orders, shifts power to the most marginalised and interrogates the social construction of gender. This revolutionary spirit runs through the contributions which inform the issue, guest edited by Dreilnden's Ise Bosch and Urgent Action Fund's, Ndana Bofu-Tawamba.The issue highlights and celebrates practical ways that feminist philanthropy has created a more equal world. Women's Funds, 'gender wise' funding toolkits, impact investing with a gender lens and united action by green and gender activists are just a few examples featured on these pages.The issue also provides encouragement to male colleagues to engage with these questions with humility and depth.Yet the very idea of the open, liberal, and democratic society underpinned by respect for human rights is under attack and refugees, people of colour, LGBT individuals and groups, women's rights and environmental activists and individuals or groups denied basic economic and social rights -- all those that human rights legislation protects -- are in the firing line.The September 2019 issue of Alliance highlights the eco-system of liberal funders and activists throwing everything at stemming the tide. Adrian Arena takes us inside the Oak Foundation's human rights programme, Selmin Caliskan discusses OSF's exile to Berlin, and Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri explains why funding for economic and social rights should be prioritised.Alliance Issue: Feminist philanthropy; December 2019, Volume 24, Number 4

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Interview: Sandra Breka - All change at Robert Bosch Foundation

December 3, 2019

Sandra Breka was appointed to the Board of Management of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany's second-largest foundation, in September 2017. Since then, she has led a process which has involved the foundation turning itself inside out -- redrawing its International Understanding and Cooperation programme area. The process led to the termination of all its existing grants and programmes. Why such an upheaval and what will the foundation look like now?, asks Charles Keidan.Alliance Issue: Feminist philanthropy; December 2019, Volume 24, Number 4

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Human Rights: Special Feature

September 3, 2019

At $2.8 billion per year, human rights funding amounts to 5 percent of all giving. Yet the very idea of the open, liberal, and democratic society underpinned by respect for human rights is under attack and refugees, people of colour, LGBT individuals and groups, women's rights and environmental activists and individuals or groups denied basic economic and social rights – all those that human rights legislation protects – are in the firing line. The September 2019 issue of Alliance highlights the eco-system of liberal funders and activists throwing everything at stemming the tide. Adrian Arena takes us inside the Oak Foundation's human rights programme, Selmin Caliskan discusses OSF's exile to Berlin, and Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri explains why funding for economic and social rights should be prioritised.Alliance Issue: Human rights philanthropy; September 2019, Volume 24, Number 3

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Interview: Hans Schöpflin and Tim Göbel

September 3, 2019

Two key influences on the philanthropy of Hans Schöpflin, co-founder of the Schöpflin Foundation, have been his experience of living in the US and, more importantly, the death of his son from a heroin overdose. The first led him to reject what he sees as the broken American political system, the second has given a philosophical and practical dimension to his work. He and Tim Göbel, the foundation's executive director, talk to Charles Keidan about Schöpflin's commitment to democracy promotion, drug prevention and what they see as the responsibility of Germany's foundation sector to stand up for migrants and refugees and challenge far-right political movements.Alliance Issue: Human rights philanthropy; September 2019, Volume 24, Number 3

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Peace Building - Special feature

June 4, 2019

Peace-related philanthropy, at less than 1 percent of all grantmaking, seems irresponsibly small given that armed conflict has spoils lives, divides societies and ruins economies.This issue of Alliance goes in search of philanthropy's role in peaceful development. Guest edited by a new generation of philanthropy practitioners, Lauren Bradford (Candid), Rasha Sansur (Dalia Association) and Hope Lyons (Rockefeller Brothers Fund) share their hopes for the future and discuss ways to open up the field to new voices and partners.The issue also highlights findings from a landmark survey of peace philanthropy. It discusses whether the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals can give new impetus to peace-building, the role of community philanthropy in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Palestine, and the need to re-think existing peace and security paradigms.Alliance Issue: Peace building; June 2019; Volume 24; Number 2

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Interview: Lavinia Jacobs - Sustainability is the Driving Force

June 4, 2019

One of Switzerland's leading foundations, the Jacobs Foundation has forged a reputation for its research-based and system-wide approach to the problems it decides to take on. Its chairperson Lavinia Jacobs talks to Charles Keidan about the foundation's genesis and the wellsprings of her own approach to philanthropy.Alliance Issue: Peace building; June 2019; Volume 24; Number 2

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Interview: Rob Reich

March 4, 2019

For Rob Reich, co-director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, the first question to ask about philanthropy is not how well is it doing, but what is it for? In an influential new book Reich argues that major philanthropy is an exercise in power which needs reform to bring it into line with democratic standards. He tells Charles Keidan the remedy…Alliance Issue: Systems Change, March 2019, Volume 24 , Number 1

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Interview: Ise Bosch and Justus Eisfeld

September 4, 2018

As a philanthropist, Ise Bosch goes her own way. A scion of a well-known German philanthropic family, she nevertheless chooses the issues she funds and the way she funds them. The recent award of the German foundation prize suggests that others are taking heed of what she is doing. With her close colleague Justus Eisfeld, with whom she recently co-wrote Transformative Philanthropy: Giving with trust, she talks to Alliance editor Charles Keidan about her approach to giving, about power and privilege, and about non-binary philanthropy, the issue in which she has invested so much of her energy and resources.Alliance issue: Muslim philanthropy, September 2018, Volume 23 , Number 3.

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Interview: Sir Ian Wood

May 29, 2018

Scottish philanthropist Sir Ian Wood created a successful business in the oil and gas industry before setting up The Wood Foundation in 2007. As he explains to Alliance editor Charles Keidan, his business and philanthropy are two sides of the same coin. In his philanthropic work in East Africa, where he is known for his pioneering 'tea philanthropy', he employs many of the same principles and approaches as he has as a businessman. Philanthropy, he argues, is not just -- perhaps not even primarily -- about giving money.Alliance issue: Philanthropy's Developers; June 2018, Volume 23, Number 2.

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