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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...

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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...

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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...

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One Laptop per Child has launched the second Give One/ Get One (G1G1) programme, to give $199 (£132) laptops to...

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Community foundations and other philanthropic intermediaries play a vital role in community philanthropy, according to a new report by Policy Exchange, the centre-right think tank.

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Longer corporate social responsibility reports increase the likelihood of winning sustainability awards, according to a new analysis of FTSE 100 environmental reporting.

Environmental Reporting: Trends in FTSE 100 Sustainability Reports says...

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Canada’s largest corporations are going beyond ‘cheque-book philanthropy’ and are leveraging their assets, according to a new report from Imagine Canada.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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