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Providing debt and equity finance (loans and shares) in communities or markets where mainstream financial services are weak and which are said to be 'undercapitalised'.
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CITR offers a tax incentive to investors in accredited community development finance institutions (CDFIs). The tax incentive is available to individuals and companies.
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A grant-making charity established to strengthen local communities, creating opportunities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion.
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A trust is an arrangement whereby a person or persons (the trustees) is made the nominal owner of property for the benefit of another person or group of people (the beneficiaries).
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All tangible assets which cannot easily be converted into cash. These are usually held for a long period, such as real estate, equipment, and other physical property.
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Investing in the core costs of an organisation, such as its operational capacity and long-term sustainability, rather than supporting specific projects.
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Holdings of economic value by a foundation or charity – such as cash, stocks, bonds, buildings or other property, and accounts receivable.
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This publication is an output of a meeting held in January 2008 at VU University in Amsterdam, attended by many of the leading European academics who focus on charitable giving and philanthropy.
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This book is positioned as a riposte to Robert Putnam’s famous assertion that we are now ‘Bowling Alone’ due to the collapse of community.

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