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The Rockefeller Foundation has pledged $100m (£61m) over five years to help developing nations build better healthcare systems as part of its ‘smart globalisation’ approach to...

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Seve Ballesteros, the Spanish golfer who underwent brain tumour surgery nine months ago, has launched a cancer foundation, with the aim of ‘doing his bit to battle this disease’.

Speaking at...

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Foundation giving targeting women and girls has grown more than overall foundation giving in recent years, along with women's funds’ giving, a new report, Accelerating Change for Women and Girls:...

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Famed philanthropist George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, will donate $100m (£60m) through his Open Societies Institute to help communities and young people in...

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US charitable giving fell by an estimated 5.7% in 2008, adjusted for inflation, according to the Giving USA Foundation. This is the largest drop recorded since the group began tracking America’s charitable donations in...

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Bill Gates has urged billionaires to give most of their wealth to charitable causes.  

“All billionaires should give away the vast majority of their fortunes … I think they would...

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A total of £15.6m was raised at the eighth annual Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) dinner, beating its £10m target but well below last...

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A $50m (£31m) donation will make the aim to build a new world leading brain research centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem a reality.

The $130m (£81m)...

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Women make more influential, innovative and sophisticated philanthropists than men, a new report from Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund shows.

While 92% of men name their spouse as an influence on the...

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Participating in giving circles encourages donors to give more, and to be more strategic, a new report from the US finds.

When donors pool their money and other resources and decide...

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