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Four out of five philanthropists support local charities, according to research by Coutts among over 100 of its clients. The research has been published alongside a guide Inspiring Local...

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The new Health Lottery launched by media tycoon Richard Desmond has been lambasted by voluntary sector leaders for not giving enough to charity.

 Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations...

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The Big Society Network (BSN) would like to hear from philanthropists who want to use technology, such as mobile phones, social networks or the internet to donate.

This is part of...

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The Civil Service needs to be more transparent and flexible if the government’s Big Society idea is going to work, according  to a group of MPs.

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Peter Cruddas, Lord Stanley Fink, Suzi Digby, Simon Weston and Dame Stephanie Shirley have signed up to a new fundraising initiative, which offers the public one-to-one meetings with philanthropists and...

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Trevor Beattie, the man who gave the world "FCUK" and "Hello Boys" Wonderbra adverts has set up a charitable foundation in memory of his parents. The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation will offer...

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The nominations for Arts & Business’s Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy suggest a shift towards funding arts outside of London. Over 100 people were nominated for the awards and 50%...

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CAF’s private clients/trusts team scooped the ‘Philanthropy Team of the Year’ award at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client Awards.

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Harry Potter author JK Rowling received a benefactor’s award from Edinburgh University to mark her donation of £10m to fund a new Multiple Sclerosis (MS) clinic.

She was honoured for her...

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Channel 4’s new TV programme The Big Decision offers the nation a say in spending £10m of BIG Lottery funding.

Channel 4’s chief creative officer Jay Hunt says: “For...

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