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The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is one of the most transparent donors in the world according to a new index published by Publish What You Fund, the...

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The Treasury Select Committee says that without the cheque guarantee card which are under threat from a review by the Payments Council, cheques as a payment method will “wither...

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The European venture philanthropy sector is growing faster than expected, based on new figures that show more than €1.04bn has now been invested in social organisations.

The European Venture Philanthropy...

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Fundraising scheme Pennies has received its one millionth micro-donation in just 12 months, raising over £250,000. The scheme known as an electronic charity box asks consumers to round up...

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Philanthropy UK has been a key collaborator in a new digital learning platform from Coutts Bank launched to support its clients on the road to more effective philanthropy and family...

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Older people who can afford to pay their heating bills are being urged to donate their winter fuel payment to those in greater need in a campaign, Surviving Winter,...

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In the same week that Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson took over Northern Rock, he is urging people to turn capitalism upside down and focus on caring for people, communities...

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The achievements of arts philanthropists were recognised this month at an awards ceremony at Clarence House. Mike and Jean Oglesby, Lady Hobson, Jonathan Ruffer, Lloyd Dorfman and Theresa Sackler received...

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A UK Giving pledge in which society’s wealthiest members lead an increase in giving by promising to give at least 1.5% of their income to charity has been mooted by...

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A week of philanthropy-promoting events in Northern Ireland and Wales point to a healthy appetite to learn more about philanthropy.

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