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Despite the recession, more than half of small firms in the UK are providing support to charities, according to new research from Barclays.

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Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong announced plans last week to underwrite Los Angeles County and the University of California (UC) plans to re-open Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital (MLK)...

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The 2009 edition of the Coutts Million Pound Donors Report reveals the resilience of philanthropy and the desire of donors to fulfil their pledges and sustain their giving in the...

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The Porsche family, owners of the eponymous car company, is selling around 50 luxury watches, with an estimated value of £100,000, at a charity auction.

The auction, run through London-based auctioneer...

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Venture philanthropy pioneer Impetus Trust this week announced that it is investing £50,000 in FRC Group, a social enterprise that tackles...

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The latest talks between Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland and the Lloyds Banking Group have failed to solve the  funding crisis that led the foundation ...

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Two reports this week on the effect of the recession on funding HIV/AIDS programmes point to a ‘crisis’ situation, but with a possible unintended consequence of funds being directed more...

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Teenagers who have transformed their secondary schools into ‘powerhouses of charity and community action’, raising over £100,000 for over 80 UK charities, were recognised for their outstanding commitment at the...

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The Reed Foundation has won this year's Third Sector Excellence Award for Innovation in recognition of its 2008 matched funding challenge, which raised £2m for more than 200 charities in...

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Many philanthropic investors are "dissatisfied with how much social change they’ve been able to create", Susan Wolf Ditkoff and Susan J. Colby, both partners at non-profit strategy consultant Bridgespan Group,...

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