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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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European philanthropic funding around HIV/AIDS has fallen since 2006, and the increase in US-based funding is solely due to grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, according to ...

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Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong announced plans last week to underwrite Los Angeles County and the University of California (UC) plans to re-open Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital (MLK)...

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The Porsche family, owners of the eponymous car company, is selling around 50 luxury watches, with an estimated value of £100,000, at a charity auction.

The auction, run through London-based auctioneer...

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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 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 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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Howard Buffett’s philanthropic journey is set to take a new turn as he puts his cheetah conservation reserve in South Africa up for sale, reports the ...

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced four major grant programmes totalling over $245m (£149m) in the fields of agriculture, science, medical research and development and history.

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