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Scottish philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter is investing in the expansion of a not-for-profit initiative to help aspiring entrepreneurs in Ayrshire. The initiative, Entrepreneurial Spark, first launched four months ago...

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Private bank Coutts has produced a new guide exploring the pros and cons of philanthropists spending all their money over a certain period of time or creating an endowment...

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Artists Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, Tracey Emin, Sir Anthony Caro and Jonathan Yeo have donated work that is on display Somerset House in London and will be auctioned for charity...
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Promoting more and better philanthropy, though high on the agenda of governments, organisations and civil society, has to date defied their best efforts. Now two philanthropic advisory practices, Coutts Institute...

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Grameen Bank founder and Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus has brought his microcredit concept to the UK to address some of the most entrenched poverty here, beginning in Glasgow and...

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Almost half of charities have at least one vacancy on their board, according to a report, which aims to inspire people to give their time to charities in this way....

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Nominet Trust invests £2m in new projects  

Nominet Trust has announced its latest round of funding, distributing £2m to 13 projects in the largest single funding round the organisation has...

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Two thirds of people who gave to charity in the last three months said they did so because a charity asked them to donate.

A YouGov poll commissioned by the Institute of...

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The world’s top ranking billionaire according to the latest listing by  Forbes magazine , Carlos Slim Helú, hasn’t yet revealed how many of his billions he plans to give away but...

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