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US foundations have committed over $100m to address the causes and impact of the current economic downturn, new Foundation Center research shows.

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The Foundation de Luxembourg has been launched, less than one year on from Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker’s declaration that it was time for the country...

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Terry Gou, chairman of China’s biggest exporter, has donated NT$15bn (£308m) to the National Taiwan University (NTU) in Teipei, to combat cancer.

Gou is chairman of the Foxconn Hon-Hai Group, which...

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A strong culture of charitable giving exists in the world’s four emerging economies, according to new research published this week by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

The...

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US philanthropist and legal scholar Arthur R. Miller has promised a gift of around 1,800 prints by Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi to the British Museum.

The...

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US billionaire T. Boone Pickens will donate $63m (£38m) to Oklahoma State University (OSU) for the renovation of their football stadium.

The gift will bring Pickens’ total donation for the renovation...

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The financial crisis is unlikely to reduce levels of giving, according to a report from Irish management consultants, 2into3.

Looking at past stock market crises in the United States, the report,...

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Warren Buffett has topped a list of the 50 most generous billionaires in the US.

The Giving Index, produced by Condé Nast Portfolio magazine, ranks philanthropists...

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Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss-born entrepreneur, has pledged $125m (£72m) to Harvard University to create the Hansjörg Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

Wyss’s gift, which is the...

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Paul Newman, who died on 26th September, was an era-defining figure in twentieth-century Hollywood cinema. His philanthropic legacy may last even longer.

Newman used his celebrity and success to help others,...

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