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The culmination of a three month online competition in which US bank JP Morgan Chase invited Facebook users to help allocate some of its...

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It did not take long for the world media to turn from reporting the horrific aftermath of the Haiti tragedy to criticism of the aid agencies struggling to get relief through. Before long, the reports...

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The Catenian Association presented a cheque for £250,000 to be shared between three international aid agencies at a gala dinner in London on Saturday, December...

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Oxfam GB has pledged a package of between £2m and £4m in emergency aid after Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti which is thought to have killed tens of...

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A £30k-a-year Oxford University academic has pledged to donate £1m, two thirds of his expected future earnings, to effective overseas charities involved in tackling poverty.

Dr Toby Ord, a practical ethics researcher...

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Donations to the most recent disaster appeal in the Asia-Pacific region remain buoyant despite the continuing recession, according to a survey of around 1000 UK adults (16 plus) released this...

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Howard Buffett’s philanthropic journey is set to take a new turn as he puts his cheetah conservation reserve in South Africa up for sale, reports the ...

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Former US President Bill Clinton announced an increase in the number and value of pledges made by attendees at this year’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) held in New York on...

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Sixty million children from India’s slums will receive basic education in a hope "to end the cycle of poverty" and turn some into leaders, in a huge scale initiative funded...

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Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

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