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News (UK)

London’s Lord Mayor Michael Bear has called upon 250 of the Capital’s business  heads gathered at the prestigious Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards dinner held last Tuesday (September 20)  to get...

News (International, UK)

Philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley has launched a new online membership organisation and website to promote philanthropy across the world and give philanthropists a voice. Gordon Brown appointed Dame Stephanie,...

News (UK)

The voluntary sector needs to respond to the changing needs of philanthropists, according to the Community Foundation for Merseyside. It has published a report calling for better communication, more...

News (UK)

The government has launched a £10m fund to support new ideas that use technology to encourage charitable giving and volunteering. Ideas could include the use of online platforms to...

News (UK)

People will not be 'nudged' into giving to charity or volunteering without other incentives, according to the second report by the House of Lords inquiry into behaviour change. Its findings run contrary to an...

News (UK)

High street banks could help to increase philanthropy by £1bn a year, if charity bank accounts become widely available. The first major feasibility study of the integration of charity bank...

News (UK)

The promotion of payroll giving, which is high on the agenda of the independent Philanthropy Review  (as reported in Philanthropy UK's last bulletin) and government, was also the focus...

News (UK)

A £40m funding package aimed at boosting private giving to the Arts has been announced by Arts Council England (ACE) and makes up part of a broader package to...

News (International)

Charitable giving in the US rose last year — in real dollars — for the first time in three years, a new report finds.

In 2010, total charitable giving amounted to...

News (UK)

Now is the perfect time for a culture change in giving, according to the Philanthropy Review, a powerful network of high profile philanthropists and sector leaders led by Thomas...

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