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Expert Opinions on topic areas can be a useful way of keeping up-to-date. To this end, a few of our Expert Opinions are being revised and new ones developed. If you would like to suggest an expert opinon on a particular topic, then please email your suggestion to administration@philanthropy-impact.org

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At Jersey Finance’s Annual Private Wealth Conference in London , on 26 September 2019, it was made inexplicably clear that philanthropy and socially responsible investing (SRI) are now core considerations...
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In its broadest sense, ethical or socially responsible investment (SRI) is the application of both positive and negative ethical, social and environmental criteria in the management of investment portfolios. As...
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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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A total of nearly £15bn has been donated in the UK by individuals, foundations and corporations over the past 10 years, according to the latest Coutts Million Pound Donors Report...
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By encouraging your clients’ millennial children to think about philanthropy now, you stand a better chance of keeping them as clients in the future. Over 90% of heirs will change...
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Caroline Fiennes’ book outlines advice about how to give well. It’s for any donor: with sections on how to give if you have literally no money at all, if you...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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Charitable giving – you would hope it should be simple. You choose a charity, decide how you would like to donate and they put your money to good use. It...

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