Judges announced for 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

Alliance announced the names of the judges who will review the shortlist and select a final winner of the 5th Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize.  Amitabh Behar – National Foundation for India Andre Degenszajn – GIFE Atallah Kuttab – SAANED. Janet Mawiyoo – Kenya Community Development Foundation Natalya Kaminarskaya – Director of Blagosfera Center All five judges possess…

Just two weeks left to nominate someone for the Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

The Fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize of £5,000 will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results in developing philanthropy for progressive social change in an emerging market country or countries. All finalists will be featured in a special supplement to be published with the September 2016 issue of Alliance Magazine. The winner will be announced,…

Alliance seeks new Editor and Executive Director

The Board of the Alliance Publishing Trust (APT), based in London, is looking for a dedicated and inspiring Editor ofAlliance magazine to succeed Founding Editor Caroline Hartnell when she retires next year. Alliance focuses on the roles, impact and potential of philanthropy and social investment worldwide for readers in foundations and with a special interest in philanthropy. The…

The Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

On November 13, 2014 the Alliance magazine announced the launch of the Third Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize.  The prize was established in memory of Olga Alexeeva, founder of Philanthropy Bridge Foundation, by former PFB trustees in honour of her memory and beliefs. The prize is awarded annually. The prize of £5,000 will be awarded to an…

Log frame or log jam? A response to ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’

By Avila Kilmurray This post was first published on Latest from Alliance, the blog of Alliance Magazine on August 13, 2014. It is the second in the Alliance series of responses by contributors to the March issue of Alliance to John Kania, Mark Kramer and Patty Russell’s ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’. You can read responses from Kathleen Cravera…

Tribute to Sithie Tiruchelvam

Sithie Subanhaniya Tiruchelvam, the founder of the Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust (NTT), an indigenous philanthropic organization based in Sri Lanka, passed away in Colombo on 22 March at the age of 69 following a brief illness.  Writing a tribute to Sithie Tiruchelvam is not an easy task as Sithie was an intensely private person.  Yet her public achievements,…

Special Issue of Alliance Magazine: Philanthropy and Power

Courtesy of www.alliancemagazine.org The September 2013 issue of Alliance Magazine focuses on philanthropy and power. In his article, ‘The power of money’ guest editor Stephen Pittam explores how philanthropy can best use the power brought by increased resources, as it enters its “second golden age”, to increase its impact on social justice and promoting a…

The Power of Money

By Stephen Pittam Courtesy of www.alliancemagazine.org Six months after I had started working for the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) a close friend said to me, ‘you have changed – you expect people to listen to you.’ It was a good reminder of the best piece of advice I received on getting the job. Eric…