• Philanthropy sector

    Alliance magazine launches the nomination period for the 5th Olga Alexeeva Prize

    The nomination period for the 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is now open.

    • Philanthropy sector

    SPEAK campaign 2017

    The SPEAK campaign has been created in response to the current global context in which people around the world are facing increasing attacks on their basic freedoms, and a culture of division is causing many of us to turn against each other. 

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    Partnership to Promote Global Goals Mapping: A Resource for Social Good Organizations

    Global Impact, Blackbaud, the Council on Foundations and the Foundation Center have partnered to develop a new resource to support organisations in aligning and tracking charitable giving to the United Nations (U.N.) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More specifically, the creation of “Global Goals Mapping: A Resource for Social Good Organisations” supports goal 17, which is to revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

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    2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize awarded to icddr,b

    Today, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced that the international jury has selected icddr,b to receive the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

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    GHR Foundation and OpenIDEO choose 5 social innovators as winning cohort in inaugural $1M BridgeBuilder Challenge

    An NGO partnership creating a pathway to peace for ex-combatants through ethical gold production in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and a multi-national collaboration employing drone technology to restore depleted mangroves in Myanmar are among the 5 social innovators whose solutions have been chosen as 2017 BridgeBuilder Challenge Top Ideas. The Top Ideas will amplify their impact with a share of $1 million and collaboration with GHR Foundation.

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    Bertelsmann Stiftung release SDG Index and Dashboards Report 2017

    A report released today by Bertelsmann Stiftung provides a report card for country performance on the historic Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report explores the increasingly popular approach by many heads of government of ‘my country first’ and explains how it may threaten the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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    Zero Project 2018: Call for Nominations on Accessibility

    The Zero Project, an initiative of EFC member the Essl Foundation, is inviting leading experts and organisations to nominate innovative practices and policies concerning this year’s topic:

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    Ford Foundation commits $1 billion to mission-related investing

    The Ford Foundation has announced plans to commit up to $1 billion of its $12 billion endowment over ten years to mission-related investing — the largest commitment to MRIs by a private foundation to date.

    • Philanthropy sector

    EU Pro Bono Awards 2017 – Call for nominations now open!

    The Good Lobby has recently announced the launch of the EU Pro Bono Awards for 2017. The awards aim to celebrate collaboration between citizen professionals and civil society organisations working for the public interest at the European level.

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    Call for proposals for the Italian Research in Philanthropy Awards

    Departments from the University of Torino, the Catholic University of Milano, and the Association of Italian grant-making foundations invite scholars to submit research proposals in the field of philanthropic foundations. Four proposals will be selected and awarded a €3,000 grant each. The awards not only aim to encourage and support specific research activity in the domain, but also to support both theoretical and empirical research that analyses the role of foundations in: