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The strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra, has announced an $800,000 grant to six organisations aimed at building an ecosystem for impact investing in India. The idea is to help individuals and...

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A report in the Arab News says that Saudi Arabia lags behind other rich nations in its charitable and philanthropic work and lacks expertise. It calls for...

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Since February, the Gates Foundation has been encouraging non-US citizens to sign the Giving Pledge, a commitment to give away the majority of a person’s wealth. So far, twelve have...

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A study has analysed levels of philanthropic freedom in 13 countries across the world. Philanthropic Freedom: A Pilot Study aims to help countries identify policy changes that will encourage...

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A growing trend of impact-focused investors is emerging from developing countries, according to the recent Global Philanthropy Forum, held in California, USA. Between 2002 and 2013, the GDP of...

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We bring you a round-up of corporate social responsibility activities across the world, from tackling obesity in over 200 countries to empowering women entrepreneurs in Asia.

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Nine new people have signed  The Giving Pledge ‑ the philanthropic effort initiated three years ago by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates,  where individuals promise  to devote...

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Migrants are boosting donations for UK charities thanks to a “remittance culture,” say academics who found that families sending money abroad were more likely to give to British charities than other UK...

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A philanthropic Canadian couple made the largest single gift in University of Calgary history on 12th April to create a new institute to enable the university to take the lead...

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Huge growth of the global middle class could lead to worldwide charitable giving of $224bn (£146bn) a year by 2030, if people in rapidly developing economies give in line with...

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