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The Heritage Alliance, a coalition of 89 heritage organisations in England, has won a development grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This allows it to develop its bid for a...

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Two philanthropists Sam Roddick and Cristina Ljungberg have launched a new film fund aimed at supporting documentary filmmakers.

BRITDOC Circle Fund is designed to supplement existing international grantmakers, state funds...

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The Wolfson Foundation awarded £5m to the Tate Modern on 12th April towards a £215m development that will create a new building to increase the size of the gallery by...

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Impetus Trust is one of three organisations awarded a £17.5m contract to extend the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP), Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter announced on 4th April. The...

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Investment manager Schroders is planning to acquire rival Cazenove Capital, subject to shareholder approval, for £424m.

The acquisition will create the UK’s biggest charity fund manager in terms of fund...

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) announced the appointment of Martin Brookes as its new director on 25th March. He will take up his post on 10th June.

Trained as an economist,...

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The number of corporate foundations in England and Wales has risen to 140, up from 126 in 2006, a report from consultancy Corporate Governance says.

The financial services sector leads...

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Dr Rory Brooks and his wife Elizabeth donated £1.33m to The University of Manchester, on 4th March, taking their total donations to the university to £4m since 2004.

The money...

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The Educational Endowment Foundation (EEF) has been enlisted by the government to provide evidence to local and national governments to guide decision making over public spending on education.

EEF will...

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH), the housing arm of Mencap, launched a £10m charity bond on 15 February 2013. It will raise money to buy homes for people with a learning...

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