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Challenges to charitable legacies are on the rise, legal experts have told Philanthropy UK. Financial concerns due to the recession and social changes have prompted more families to dispute wills.

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Tracking the impact of the recession on giving...

As ever, there was good news and bad news from the world of surveys this fortnight. But the one clear message from all...

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Online fundraising portal JustGiving says it has fixed problems that prevented many users from making donations through the website after it was re-launched in June. Technical issues...

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Futurebuilders and the ChangeUp programme have come under heavy fire in a report from the cross-party Public Accounts Committee (PAC), which says they "failed to follow" fundamental good practice in...

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President Obama has called on philanthropists, foundations, and others in the private sector to partner with the US government’s Social Innovation Fund.

“Now more than ever, we need to build cross-sector...

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6-8 October (Melbourne, Australia): Social Enterprise World Forum. This forum will explore the role social enterprises play in encouraging and facilitating social inclusion and...

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Visa Europe has partnered with Philanthropy UK to produce the Visa Europe European Guide to Giving, which provides inspirational, practical, and objective guidance to help high-net-worth individuals get started in...

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A desk-friendly book exploring the ‘art of giving’ through text, image and humour seeks to illustrate the returns of philanthropy for the beneficiary and the donor.

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A federal jury has ruled against the US insurance firm AIG, which is seeking control of a charity endowment  run by former AIG CEO Maurice 'Hank'...

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A £150,000 fund for charities and community groups is being launched by Yorkshire Bank to mark 150 years of working with local communities in the North of England and the...

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