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Donations made to the UK’s 170,000 charities dropped by £1.3 bn in real terms (11%) to total £9.9bn in 2008/09, according to UK Giving 2009, the most comprehensive research into...

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Dame Vivien Duffield, chair of the Clore Duffield Foundation, has committed £25m, her largest ever single gift, to help fund a purpose-built centre for the...

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Former US President Bill Clinton announced an increase in the number and value of pledges made by attendees at this year’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) held in New York on...

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Triodos Bank “stepped in to fill the gap” left by recession-hit high street banks in the first half of 2009, as its UK lending and loan...

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The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Funding Central website last week launched a service dedicated to those seeking partners to jointly bid...

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A new draft paper that updates a 2008 book, ‘Sustainable Investing: The Art of Long Term Investment’, highlights some "necessary avenues for reform to upgrade sustainability from a simple question...

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Donors giving in India are not making the most of their money, according to new research from New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) and Copal Partners. Those giving should consider how their...

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The Office of the Third Sector (OTS) and the Charity Commission for England & Wales have published their response to the consultation on the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).

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One third of non-profits surveyed in a recent global study saw an increase in fundraising income in the year up to August 2009 over the previous year.

Fourteen per cent of...

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 A new type of  ‘hands-on’ philanthropy dubbed “catalytic philanthropy” could solve the “most pressing problems” in society, according to Mark Kramer, co-founder of FSG Social Impact Advisors, who identifies the concept...

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