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Green, social and ethical funds in Europe have grown considerably in number and size over the past year, in spite of the financial crisis, the Financial Times ...

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HM Revenue & Customs has announced that charities will be able to reclaim some VAT on investment management fees.

Charitable trusts and foundations that have a taxable source of income, such...

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1st December (London): Connecting Inconvenient Truths. This event held by the Poldham-Puckham Charitable Foundation will look at the urgency of nuclear disarmament in the world...

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George Soros has pledged a donation from his Open Society Institute of $50m (£30m) over ten years to establish the Institute for New...

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The clarion call to donors from just about every quarter is to ‘give strategically’, particularly in the current climate. In that way donations can be more effective and have a...

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The Ford Foundation last week announced a new $100m (£60m) initiative to ‘transform’ secondary education in urban schools across the country, saying it wants to...

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A national campaign to encourage young Scots to become philanthropists was launched last week by Garreth Wood, son of Sir Ian Wood and trustee of the ...

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A list of US-based celebrities who have made the largest donations to charity according to public records was released by The Giving Back Fund...

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Donations to the most recent disaster appeal in the Asia-Pacific region remain buoyant despite the continuing recession, according to a survey of around 1000 UK adults (16 plus) released this...

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The European Foundation Centre (EFC) celebrated 20 years of ‘moving European philanthropy forward’ at its anniversary conference this week in Berlin.

The EFC has grown from seven to...

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