• Philanthropy sector

    ERNOP Conference 2015

    On July 9 and 10, the European Research Network On Philanthropy (ERNOP) organised its 7th International Conference. With this conference, ERNOP made an important step forward and showed that is an important network in stimulating philanthropy research. Hosted by ESSEC Business School in Paris, the conference gathered scholars from various disciplines sharing a motivation to […]

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    Empowering People Award 2015: Siemens Stiftung on the lookout for technical solutions to improve basic supply in developing regions

    The Empowering People Award 2015 has been launched with the online participation of a large international community. Following the launch, inventors and developed teams are being called on to submit their low-tech innovations in one of eight categories that cover the main areas of basic supply in impoverished regions. The potential to be embedded in […]

    • Philanthropy sector

    Alliance launches new app!

    Alliance magazine has launched a new app, making it easier and more convenient to access the magazine. The app is free to download and subscribers can access all of the content inside the app by using the same details to access the website. The app is available on all Apple iOS devices via the Appstore […]

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    City Bridge Trust announces £15m of new grant funding for London charities

    The City Bridge Trust, has announced it will increase its grant-giving from around £15m a year to around £20m a year for each of the next three years. The money will be awarded to London charities involved with disability, youth employment, mental health and inclusion. Charities can apply for grants of any size. The CBT […]

    • Philanthropy sector

    Total grants from trusts and foundations now greater than government grants, says NCVO

    The umbrella body’s UK Civil Society Almanac 2015 says foundation grants to the sector were £2.5bn in 2012/13 and government grants were £2.2bn An article from Third Sector published on the 27th July, has revealed that the value of grant funding from trusts and foundations has exceeded the value of grant funding from government sources […]

    • EFC

    EFC call for data collection: Environmental funding by European foundations

    The EFC European Environmental Funders Group is preparing its third edition of the mapping of environmental funding by European foundations. In the past 5 years EEFG mappings have been a great tool that have helped to understand philanthropic action in the environmental field, identify trends and gaps, and design strategies for philanthropic actions. As a consequence, if you […]

    • Philanthropy sector

    CIVICUS publishes State of Civil Society Report 2015

    The 2015 edition of the State of Civil Society Report glimpses into the amazing work being done in civil society to address some of the most urgent global issues.

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    International forum on early childhood development in Addis Ababa

    Scientists and experts close the gap between research and policy on early childhood. “We know what to do, now it is our shared responsibility to act: Prioritise investing in children and their families in Sustainable Development Goals.”

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    New mapping tool helps early childhood funders coordinate in East Africa

    The Bernard van Leer Foundation has supported the Foundation Center to create a map of early childhood development funding in East Africa. This new tool will help foundations, NGOs, policymakers and other stakeholders to see what is currently being funded, avoid overlaps in work, and identify gaps and opportunities. Foundation Maps for Early Childhood Development […]

    • Philanthropy sector

    The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy

    The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy is a comprehensive reference guide to the practice of philanthropy across twenty-six nations and regions. In addition, thematic chapters examine cross-national issues to provide an indispensable guide to the latest research in this field.