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Corporate funding for girls – put your money where your mouth is

26 July 2017
Alisha Miranda

If one were to look at funding girls as a means to accelerate development as a line graph, the inflection point could be pinned to 2009 when the Nike Foundation, among others, produced their Girl Effect film. This viral video is credited with inspiring action across the private, public and non-profit sectors to empower girls. It’s fitting that the start of this movement can be, in part, credited to a corporate actor: business has played …


Disasters and climate change: an infographic

25 July 2017
Aid & International Development Forum

The number of forcibly displaced people has grown from 33.9 million in 1997 to 65.6 million persons in 2016 due in large part to conflicts in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. The rise in conflict globally has resulted in the occurrence of 20 displacements per minute last year and a new record high for the total number of people affected by displacement. As shown in the infographic by the Aid and International Development Forum …


New report sheds light on age gap, lack of diversity in US philanthropic sector

24 July 2017
Sarah Sabatke and Charles Keidan

An in-depth report published by the Council on Foundations, the US association of philanthropic organizations, highlights ongoing discrepancies across age …


Reflections of an Alliance intern: Philanthropy, the problem or the solution?

21 July 2017
Amanda Aguilar

‘What is philanthropy?’ was one of the first questions Alliance editor Charles Keidan asked me when I first arrived at …


How students can prepare for a career in the nonprofit sector

20 July 2017

Accounting for 11.4 million jobs across the United States, nonprofits make up 10.3 per cent of all private sector employment, and with …