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JPMorgan has launched a microfinance unit as part of its emerging markets strategy.

Christina Leijonhufvud, head of JPMorgan's new Social Sector Finance unit (SSF), told the Financial Times: "This is a...

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Venture philanthropy charity Impetus Trust has formed a partnership with Isis Equity Partners. Isis will provide both financial support and operational expertise to build capacity for charites backed by Impetus....

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A survey of 900 US foundations indicates an increase in spending in 2007 on “direct charitable activities” that complement grant-making.

The report, “More Than Grantmaking: A First Look at Foundations’ Direct...

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The new Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill, which was set in motion during the Queen’s speech last week, will not include two key elements proposed by two commissions.

Previously...

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South-East Asia’s first Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (CSEP) will be opened by the National University of Singapore Business School (NUSBS) in early 2008.

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A new free service has been launched to help charities and community groups to get business involvement in the form of resources, skills, manpower, and knowledge.

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A bequest of 18 works of art worth £100m has been made to the National and Tate galleries from the estate of the late Simon Sainsbury.

A reclusive member of the...

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The successful bids to establish the UK’s first independent, multidisciplinary, and academically based Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy have been announced, with Professor Jenny Harrow from Cass Business School...

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Sir Tom Hunter, who this summer pledged to give £1bn to good causes over his lifetime, has invested in a nuts company that will supply a branded 'fair-trade' product to...

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Henry T. Nicholas III, founder of Broadcom Corp. is to refocus on philanthropy after years of personal crises.

He has announced that he will give $100m ( £48m) over the next...

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