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Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes
Guide to giving
Training Course for Advisers
How to chart a path to successful philanthropy
While the journey from success to significance typically becomes most marked in the second half of life, each one of us wants to know that our life has mattered –...
VAT relief on construction services: a guide
Introduction – why is it important? One of the most important VAT reliefs for all charities, including philanthropic charities, is the ability to obtain construction services for new buildings at...
Small charities and social investment
Institute for Voluntary Action Research
Small charities and social investment – What is the experience like and what makes it work? Recent research undertaken by IVAR (Institute for Voluntary Action Research) takes a close look...
Impact Investing Trends - Evidence of a Growing Industry
A study released by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) at the opening today of its two-day Investor Forum 2016 in Amsterdam found that impact investors reported substantial growth over...
Emerging Impact Investing Best Practices for Families and Institutions
1.0 Impact Investing: A Growing Phenomenon Every day, we hear “impact investing” on the tongues of more and more investors – and we see impact strategies gaining traction in many...
Top articles during 2016
The year is almost coming to an end and just like last year we look back at the year with a roundup of the most popular articles about philanthropy and...
Matched funding: When the whole is greater than the sum of the parts
More people are likely to donate to charity and give more money if they know their donation will be match-funded, a new report has found. Alex Day, Director of the...
Introduction to Effective Altruism
Introduction Most of us want to make a difference. We see suffering, injustice and death, and are moved to do something about them. But working out what that ‘something’ is,...
Showcasing extraordinary philanthropic contributions
GTF 2016 Awards for Excellence: Philanthropy & Positive Change Philanthropy by definition refers to the love for humanity; philanthropy is about caring, supporting, enabling, developing and nourishing. In ancient Greece,...
Every one of us has experienced the joy of finding something where you least expect it. A couple of years back I was walking through the corridors of VidyaGyan with...
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