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News (International)

Economic uncertainty saw Americans cut back on their charitable giving again last year, according to two new reports from the US.

For the second year in a row, philanthropy...

News (UK)

New research has revealed that the value of legacy giving to charities fell by an estimated £57m in 2009 compared to the previous year, a 3% drop, despite an 8%...

News (International)

The top 10 Chinese philanthropists, as listed in the recently published 2010 Hurun Philanthropy List, gave a total of £1.36bn over the last five years. The list’s publisher, Rupert Hoogewerf, told...

News (UK)

For well over a year, the Philanthropy UK news bulletin has included a regular column dedicated to analysing the impact of the recession on philanthropy in the UK.

News (International, UK)

What do a Taiwanese vegetable stall holder, a Chelsea footballer and an American comedian have in common? Chen Shu-chu, Didier Drogba and Ben Stiller all appear in last month's 2010...

News (UK)
Much is written about the professionalisation of philanthropy, a brave new world where legions of learned advisors, steeped in everything from charitable law to impact assessment, steer grants into the...
News (UK)

Jamie Oliver’s entry into this year’s Sunday Times Giving List has prompted sector leader Theresa Lloyd to ask why greater numbers of wealthy people do not give to charity.

News (UK)

The two keywords for this edition of Reading tea leaves, Philanthropy UK’s regular update on the impact of the recession on UK philanthropy, are ‘care’ and ‘confidence’. Donor care and...

News (UK)

During the recession, a common fear expressed by many charities was that donors would ‘inevitably’ cut back on their giving. Now that the recession is officially over, anxiety is being...

News (UK)

2009 was a record year for many Christmas appeals, despite the gloomy economic climate, with newspapers receiving more donations than ever before.

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