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Boris Johnson has appointed Chris Robinson as chief executive of the Mayor’s Fund for London.

Robinson previously ran Off the Streets and into Work (OSW), a London-based charity that has helped...


The third sector should work more closely with the state and with business to endure the economic downturn, says Stuart Etherington.

Etherington, chief executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations...


Million pound donors favour higher education institutions, health charities and international aid/development organisations, according to the ‘Coutts Million Pound Donors Report’, published this week.

The report found that of the 193...


The winners of the inaugural Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were announced last month.

The awards were designed to show that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is...


Four-fifths of the world’s largest companies release corporate social responsibility (CSR) information as part of their reporting.

The ‘KPMG International Survey on Corporate Responsibility Reporting’ is based on a sample of...

News (UK)

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has reported a 17% increase in donations year-on-year.

More than £1m was given every day through CAF to more than 45,000 charities in...

News (UK)

Alan Bennett is to donate his manuscripts and other papers to the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library.

News (International)

US billionaire T. Boone Pickens will donate $63m (£38m) to Oklahoma State University (OSU) for the renovation of their football stadium.

The gift will bring Pickens’ total donation for the renovation...

News (International, UK)

The financial crisis is unlikely to reduce levels of giving, according to a report from Irish management consultants, 2into3.

Looking at past stock market crises in the United States, the report,...

News (UK)

The Wood Family Trust committed £2.4m to charitable projects around the world in its first year of operation.

Sir Ian Wood, chairman of the trust, revealed...