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A £75,000 innovation lab project that will trial digital fundraising products for Comic Relief, such as smartphone games and apps, was announced by the Nominet Trust last month.

The Exploralaboratorium project...

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Donors are more likely to identify practical and personal motivations for philanthropy, but prioritise idealistic and altruistic considerations, a report published in September by philanthropy advisors Adessy Assocites suggests.

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Young people are failing to give as much as older generations, which could lead to a “long-term crisis of giving” according to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which published a...

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The UK’s social investment market could be worth £1bn by 2016, according to a Big Society Capital report released in September, while research from the Big Lottery Fund says investment...

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Indiana University’s commitment to pioneering philanthropy education, research and training looks set to continue with its announcement last month of the world’s first School of Philanthropy.

The School of Philanthropy will...

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Philanthropic and development organisations must focus on human-centred development, rather just economic growth, says the final report of the Bellagio Initiative, a project launched in August 2011 to explore the...

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Alderman Roger Gifford who was elected as the 685th Lord Mayor of the City of London on October 1, the first banker in many years to be awarded the honour,...

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Training and employment initiatives topped the 25th Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards held on October 3 at Mansion House, validating new City of London Corporation research showing a dramatic shift in...

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As new Culture Secretary Maria Miller tells arts organisations they need to get ‘better at asking than receiving’, a just-published report on Private Investment in Culture 2010/11 from Arts &...
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The tax relief cut on major donations will affect giving say 8 out of 10 philanthropists according to a survey from the Charities Aid Foundation.

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