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Case Study: achieving impact – philanthropy at C. Hoare and Co
8 August 2018
The Hoare family’s involvement in both banking and philanthropy began almost 350 years ago. The two strands were twinned at the very start and remain closely connected today. Our philanthropy...
Foundation investment: Integrating money and mission
11 April 2017
Philanthropic foundations typically seek to deliver public good from private wealth over the long term, with many pursuing an investment strategy aimed at perpetuity and tailoring their grants programme to...
The Relationship Between Money & Mission: Understanding ROI in Philanthropy & Social Investment (Part 4)
13 December 2016
This is the fourth and final magazine issue in our four-part series focusing on the return on investment and measuring impact. The Arcus Foundation is pleased to be partnering with...
Small is bountiful: why local charities make perfect partners
22 April 2016
Download this article as pdf. Philanthropy is no longer a simple act of giving – the new generation of philanthropists are committed, innovative and engaged – they want to be...
The challenges for place-based charitable foundations engaging in social investment
22 April 2016
Download this article as a PDF. St John’s Hospital is a locally focused charity in Bath, which has grown since 1174 to become a major philanthropic charitable foundation, built on...
Profit for purpose: how housing charities are safeguarding services in a time of austerity
22 April 2016
Download this article as pdf. In 2009, after years of abuse at the hands of her partner, Emma fled her home in Gateshead. She turned to the local women’s refuge,...
Hitting the right balance?
22 April 2016
When an organisation tries to achieve some social good, they won’t know whether they are achieving it unless they measure the impact of that work. This can be extremely tough...
Early Stage Funding: Sometimes it’s Just too Early to Measure Impact…
4 February 2016
A number of years ago the Bulldog Trust was introduced to Ginny Williams-Ellis, an inspirational woman who had established an adult literacy charity. ReadEasy UK has turned out to be...
Social Businesses – How They Can Expand Internationally
5 November 2015
In this article the author outlines how social businesses can expand internationally and what the key challenges could be, but also what you can do to avoid them.
Harnessing Sage’s Goodwill And Care For The Community In An Innovative Philanthropic Programme
25 September 2015
In this article the author tells us about the newly launched Sage Foundation which will roll out globally from October and how they plan to contribute to commuities through innovative...
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