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The October shutdown of the U.S. government was yet another proxy war over the legitimacy of the social safety net. With the Affordable Care Act, which mandates eligibility for private...
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When it comes to influencing others delivering the right number of messages to support your proposal or proposition is going to be crucial. Too few and your attempt might come...
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The Environmental Funders Network’s new report Passionate Collaboration? (available at www.greenfunders.org ) represents a first attempt to ‘map’ the demand side of the grants market for environmental philanthropy. As such...
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Giving money directly to poor people works surprisingly well. But it cannot deal with the deeper causes of poverty. SOME unlikely things combined to change Gabriel Otieno Anoche’s life. A...
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Which cause or charity should I support? And how much? How can I make a difference? Such questions and subsequent counsel are part of our everyday life. Emma Turner, Head...
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Since the global fight against poverty began gathering steam in the years following the Second World War, the rich nations of the world have invested two-and-a-half trillion dollars in “development”...
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New research shows that adviser-client discussions of philanthropy in the USA are falling short of their potential impact on the adviser’s business, their clients’ lives and society. With philanthropy as...
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The Maldives as it is known worldwide is glaringly different to the Maldives (Dhivehi Raaje) experienced by its islanders. To outsiders it is known for its islands with untouched white...
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On Monday 9 December 2013 LGT Venture Philanthropy and Berenberg announced a first close of their social impact fund, Impact Ventures UK (IVUK), raising just over £20 million. What marks...
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Philanthropy has an important role to play in international development. Philanthropists are interested not only in giving money for development causes but in making targeted investments and forming effective partnerships...

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