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News (UK)

Two online giving websites have launched Christmas voucher schemes.

GlobalGiving UK enables supporters to send online gift certificates while The Big Give...

News (International, UK)

US philanthropist and legal scholar Arthur R. Miller has promised a gift of around 1,800 prints by Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi to the British Museum.


News (UK)

The second volume of Charity Market Monitor 2008, launched this week, found that there was a real annual increase of 10% in trust giving and 2% in corporate giving in...


The winners of the Third Sector Excellence Awards were announced at an event at the Hurlingham Club in London on 18th November.

Three philanthropic charities won awards for fundraising, finance team,...


The Wellcome Trust has invited bids for much of its £3.8 bn private equity portfolio.

The trust has £1.2 bn invested in buy-out funds and £1.8...


Virgin Money is to launch a not-for-profit online donation service in Spring of 2009.

Virgin Money Giving will aim to maximise online donations to charity by...


Bridges Ventures has launched the Bridges Social Entrepreneurs Fund, which has so far raised £4.25m for investment in social enterprises

The Fund will target scalable social enterprises...


Charities supported by venture philanthropy charity Pilotlight show an average growth in turnover of 54% two years after the end of their work with Pilotlight. 

In its 2008...


Not-for-profit organisations have a chance to benefit from up to £6m in interest-free loans through The Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneur Awards.

The Bank of Scotland is offering two awards, one...


The Carnegie UK Trust has launched two projects that are designed to engage civil society groups in the challenges of climate change.

One project aims to develop a guide that will...