Philanthropy Impact

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News (UK)
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 and...
News (UK)

Advice on how to assess the performance of charity trustee boards is offered in a new report from New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) to help funders identify effective governance and aid foundation trustees...

News (International, UK)

A lighter approach to reporting impact, that uses a framework of five questions, aims to provide funders with “a succinct and consistent resource that clarifies what non-profits want to achieve...

News (UK)

A new report outlines lessons learned from the development of the world's first Social Impact Bond (SIB) created to fund interventions at Peterborough Prison and cut re-offending. The report is based on interviews with...

News (UK)

Impact measurement should be designed at a sector level and funders should be prepared to pay for it. These are two of the conclusions drawn by New Philanthropy Capital...

News (UK)

Can the good philanthropists do be meaningfully measured? And if so, how can the human factor of social impact be captured?

Philanthropy UK highlights the topical and contentious issue of ‘measuring...

News (UK)

Breaking from traditional practice, major charitable foundations in the US are beginning to connect the social and environmental effect of their endowment investments with their philanthropic goals, as has been...

News (UK)

A call for a new independent body to scrutinise charities’ performance and effectiveness has received a mixed response from the sector and been dismissed by Government.
In his speech to...

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