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Book Review
Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian charity explained Authors: Ruth Shapiro, with Manish Mirchandani and Heesu Jang Ruth Shapiro’s highly readable title is a welcome addition to the surprisingly underrepresented catalogue of books on Asian philanthropy. Philanthropy sits at the nexus between astonishing...
Expert opinion
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are a well-established vehicle for philanthropy in the United States – where contributions to DAFs reached $23.27 billion in 2016 1 – and their popularity in the...
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European Foundation Centre (EFC) & the Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society (FICS)
The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and the Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society (FICS) have launched a paper which addresses the trend of closing civil society space, how it is impacting...
Expert opinion
Results from a national online poll show that 56% of British full time workers would volunteer their skills to fight poverty in a developing country, if they had the support...
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Maecenata Institute
The study aims to determine the potential community foundations in Germany have for community development. The results indicate that small foundations initially depend highly on the involvement of voluntary board...
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 The United States is the most generous coutnry in the world. CAF's World Giving Index 2013 shows that the US leads the way in participation giving, but it also comes out on top in terms of overall monetary amounts given and in terms of relative measures such as giving as a...

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The Centre on Philanthropy at Indiana University
Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States.
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Charities Aid Foundation
This report, based on a global survey of wealth people, compares the attitudes of those under 30 and over 45 to wealth creation, philanthropy and investment. Catalysts for Changes explores...
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Charities Aid Foundation
The vast expansion of the global middle class could lead to global charitable giving of nearly a quarter of a trillion dollars a year if people in rapidly developing economies...
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By:
Cheng, Willie and William D Green
Well worth reading.

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