Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

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Expert opinion
Find out if Social Enterprise could be right for your charity.
Expert opinion
Are you involved in investment processes in order to obtain social and/or financial return? Then you can take this survey on gender lens investing.
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EngagedX
This dataset and accompanying report, produced by EngagedX, reveals the financial performance of more than 400 closed investment deals in the UK social investment market. The dataset represents the largest...
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A report on social entrepreneurship in Kenya, South Africa, Mexico and Colombia. 

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WINGS have produced a guide for international grantmakers and organisations on how to better approach issues of accountability and transparency in philanthropy

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The report sets out ideas for an international framework for defining and assessing social impact investment and discusses other elements that would be needed to further develop the market. As well as the scope for institutional investors to invest in social programmes in developed countries, the report examines how impact investing might leverage more resources for development in poor countries.

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HM Treasury
This publication proposes a summary of responses and the outcome of the consultation on enlarging the social investment tax relief ( SITR ) scheme. This details decisions taken by the...
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EVPA
This sector report from EVPA illustrates that approaches to venture philanthropy and social investment are becoming more sophistcated and more mature, with an increase in resources available to social purpose...
Social Finance Group
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Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with the government, the social sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and...

A practical guide to planning and managing an impactful exit
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Effective exit planning is crucial to sustain social impact in a project.

This EVPA guide proposes some guidance on how organisations can think ahead of time to plan an exit strategy from their investments, while best maintaining the social impact originally planned. An exit of funders in this field presents risks different and complex than the traditional field of investment and in its worst case, could threaten the survival of some social partners. 

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