Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes


News (UK)

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


It may soon be possible for UK donors to benefit from tax relief on donations to charities in other European countries, after an opinion published by the Advocate General of...

News (International)

Warren Buffett has topped a list of the 50 most generous billionaires in the US.

The Giving Index, produced by Condé Nast Portfolio magazine, ranks philanthropists...

News (UK)

Charities may lose out on direct debit donations because of the financial situation, according to a new poll.

A survey from G2 Data Dynamics found that 31% of consumers would cut...

News (UK)

Billionaire Tory peer Lord Ashcroft has pledged to leave around £900m to charity in one of the largest charitable bequests ever made in the UK.

Lord Ashcroft, deputy chair of the...

News (UK)

Fundraisers should treat female philanthropists differently from male philanthropists to build successful relationships, according to Nicky Macintyre, chief executive of Mama Cash, the international women’s fund.



The Private Equity Foundation (PEF) and Community Links have partnered to open a new community centre in Newham, London.

Over 80 volunteers from the private equity...

  • 27 Oct (London): Network of Entrepreneurial Talent (NET) events engage and connect people who have an interest in ethical business and social enterprise.
  • 17 Nov (London): Ethical Investment Research Services
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Advising on philanthropy will become a core part of business for wealth advisors, according to new research by Scorpio Partnership.

Over 60% of advisors interviewed believe that philanthropy will be a...


An informal working group has been established to explore the economic justification for Lifetime Legacies, within the context of broader government fiscal policy and objectives for supporting the Third Sector.