Philanthropy Impact

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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,...
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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 Resource Alliance
This paper was inspired by discussions at the Bellagio Summit which took place from 8-22 November 2011 and was organised by three partners: • Institute of Development Studies (IDS) –...
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Hopt, Klaus, J; Rainer Walz, Thomas von Hippel and Volker Then. Editors
Excellent viewpoints.
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Cheng, Willie and William D Green
Well worth reading.
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Anheier, Helmut K and David Winder
Helpful, practical advice when developing philanthropic strategies
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Bellagio Initiative
This report makes a number of key recommendations to philanthropic and development organisations. They are: Build new development theories, through work with people on the ground, that have global-ownership and...
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This report argues that donors face a number of barriers when giving internationally due to the lack of independent information on charities operating in developing countries and the vast scale of human suffering and environmental degradation, which can be overwhelming...
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A companion report to Giving in India , the primary goal of this report is to help donors who care about Indian children to understand what the funding priorities are, and to identify organisations they might want to support. It...

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