Resources

Expert opinion
The market for socially responsible investing is growing around the world, but particularly in Europe and the USA. A global survey [i] of investors found that respondents had committed $10.6...
Expert opinion
Contemporary Britain is defined by the personal generosity and social commitment of our predecessors as much as by the state. But as the state retreats, demands on the voluntary sector...
Report
Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy at Cass Business School
This report explores the debate surrounding the concept of 'Big Society'. Several academics consider the rle of philanthropy within society, and how it can be further encouraged. The Authors also...
Report
Ipsos Mori
This report presents the findings of a survey of the general public conducted to inform the Review of The Charities Act 2006. A representative sample of 1,004 adults in England...
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Urban Institute Center on NonProfits and Philanthropy, Urban Institute-Brookings Tax Policy Centre
As rising budgetary pressures force policymakers to find ways to reduce spending and increase tax revenue, a new attention has been given to proposals that reduce or eliminate the income...
Book
By:
Craig C. Wruck
More than just a planned giving manual, Planned Giving in a Nutshell provides a concise overview of Federal tax incentives for charitable giving, charitable gift methods donors can use to make generous planned gifts, and the assets donors may wish to contribute as well as the integration of planned giving in a comprehensive fundraising program. In order to successfully negotiate complex charitable gifts development officers need to understand the concepts of charitable gift planning and be able to explain them in clear and convincing language.
Book
By:
Cheng, Willie and William D Green
Well worth reading.
Book
By:
Cheng, Willie and Sharifah Mohamed
An Asian viewpoint on philanthropy and innovation.
Report
The Philanthropy Review (UK)
This report sets out a number of recommendations to encourage giving in the UK. Sir Tom Hughes-Hallett led the development of this report with a core group of leading philanthropists.
Report
Monitor Group LLP
The combination of the new ecology and the responses to it suggests that philanthropy has entered a fascinating and perplexing moment of transition. The old norms and practices don't fee...

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