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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...

News (International)

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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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...

News (International, UK)

Richard and Joan Branson are among five UK billionaires who signed up to the Giving Pledge, co-founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, on 19 February2013. 

Along with...

News (International)

South Africa’s only black billionaire last month became the first African to join Bill Gates and Warren Buffet’s Giving Pledge.

Patrice Motsepe, founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals,...

News (International)

The Wood Family Trust (WFT) invested £7.5m in two Rwandan tea factories alongside Lord David Sainsbury’s Gatsby Foundation in December last year, its 2012 Annual Report revealed last month.

The...

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A campaign to raise €70m (£63m) by 2014 for Ireland’s charities from philanthropists across the world who have Irish connections is set to reach its target ahead of time. ...

News (International, UK)

Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...