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Donations made to the UK’s 170,000 charities dropped by £1.3 bn in real terms (11%) to total £9.9bn in 2008/09, according to UK Giving 2009, the most comprehensive research into...

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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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Former US President Bill Clinton announced an increase in the number and value of pledges made by attendees at this year’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) held in New York on...

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Triodos Bank “stepped in to fill the gap” left by recession-hit high street banks in the first half of 2009, as its UK lending and loan...

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The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Funding Central website last week launched a service dedicated to those seeking partners to jointly bid...

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A new draft paper that updates a 2008 book, ‘Sustainable Investing: The Art of Long Term Investment’, highlights some "necessary avenues for reform to upgrade sustainability from a simple question...

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Donors giving in India are not making the most of their money, according to new research from New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) and Copal Partners. Those giving should consider how their...

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New UK private client wealth manager Spencer-Churchill Miller Private is setting up a fundraising grant-making foundation that will enable its team to give something back by...

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Tracking the impact of the recession on giving...

There is talk of ‘recovery’, ‘green shoots’ and ‘optimism’ in surveys received by Philanthropy UK over the past two weeks, but reading between...

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A venture philanthropy fund launched this week aims to tackle poverty in London by embracing a more strategic approach to corporate giving that focuses on supporting capacity building in charities.

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