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A wealth of new books on giving and philanthropy has been published in the US; just in time to inspire effective seasonal giving.

Tracy Gary, a philanthropist born into a wealthy...

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Even during periods of economic uncertainty consumers show a strong tendency to spend during the ‘golden quarter’ for Christmas and New Year, and are beginning to buy ethically, according to...

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Winners of the Most Admired Charity and Most Innovative Charity at Third Sector's Britain's Most Admired Charities awards were the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) and Venturesome, a project of...

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At only 22 years of age Alexander McLean has been recognised for his philanthropic work by winning the 2007 Beacon Prize of £30 000.

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Offering online giving options could increase donor loyalty, new research in the US shows.

A charitable gift survey recently conducted by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University in the US...

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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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Sixteen of the 50 U.S. philanthropists in Business Week’s (US) annual list of Most Generous Givers gave over $100m this year, nine donated $200m or more, and one gave $723m...

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The Goldman Sachs Group has announced the establishment of Goldman Sachs Gives, a donor advised fund.

The firm's partners have agreed to commit a part of their overall compensation to charitable...

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Venture philanthropy charity Pilotlight, which offers free business advice to charities, has announced plans to expand over the next three years to achieve a nationwide reach. In September, it opened...

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JPMorgan has launched a microfinance unit as part of its emerging markets strategy.

Christina Leijonhufvud, head of JPMorgan's new Social Sector Finance unit (SSF), told the Financial Times: "This is a...

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