Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

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Philanthropy is failing to make a significant contribution to combating climate change, finds the latest report in an annual series, published this week by the Environmental Funders...

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Charitable foundations are an ‘untapped resource’ and hold ‘the key’ to making social investment a reality, according to a new report on how to encourage more effective philanthropic giving in...

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A social enterprise could unlock ‘hundreds of millions of pounds’ through a service that allows members of the public to donate to charity without handing over any cash themselves.

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HRH The Prince of Wales presented his five Medals for Arts Philanthropy this week at a ceremony hosted by Arts & Business, an organisation that...

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Philanthropy can make a big difference to charities that are ‘plugging gaps in government services’ and helping young disabled people to lead more independent lives, according to a new report from...

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A new ‘roadmap’ for social investors, written by four MBA students from Oxford University, aims to show the breadth of tax relief available on a wide range of investments.

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The Goldman Sachs Group last week announced the launch of a $500m (£300m) initiative that it hopes will unlock the growth and job-creation potential of 10,000 small businesses across the...

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11th December (London): Personal budgets for health and social care - a meeting for London’s funders and investors. This London Funders meeting will help funders...

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Online fundraising application Causes this month shut down its presence on social networking website MySpace, ‘due to a lack of activity’.

Causes on MySpace had around 185,000 users...

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Despite the recession, more than half of small firms in the UK are providing support to charities, according to new research...

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