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Dame Vivien Duffield, chair of the Clore Duffield Foundation, has committed £25m, her largest ever single gift, to help fund a purpose-built centre for the...

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As part of a ‘first-of-its-kind’ public-private partnership to help fight poverty in New York, George Soros, chairman of the Open Society Institute, has announced a...

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Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe stunned staff at a charity shop in Berkshire by handing over a cash donation of £1,000 on 22nd July.

Crowe made the donation after seeing a campaign...

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The biggest private donation to a medical research facility in Australian history has been made by Atlantic Philanthropies, the charitable foundation of media-shy multi-billion-dollar philanthropist ...

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Prominent Boston philanthropist Robert Lappin has donated $5m (£3m) to restore the retirement savings of around 60 employees of the family’s business dynasty, which were invested with convicted fraudster Bernard...

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Sixty million children from India’s slums will receive basic education in a hope "to end the cycle of poverty" and turn some into leaders, in a huge scale initiative funded...

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Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

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The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard became reality on 1st July, when it was officially established as a permanent non-profit organisation dedicated to genomic research, following a $100m (£61m)...

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The Rockefeller Foundation has pledged $100m (£61m) over five years to help developing nations build better healthcare systems as part of its ‘smart globalisation’ approach to...

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Famed philanthropist George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, will donate $100m (£60m) through his Open Societies Institute to help communities and young people in...

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