Philanthropy Impact

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Reports

You might find some of these reports useful. Some reports are held as PDF documents within the site and others link to other sites.

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Amsterdam University Press
This publication is an output of a meeting held in January 2008 at VU University in Amsterdam, attended by many of the leading European academics who focus on charitable giving...
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Cass Business School, City University London
Charities in the UK have traditionally launched special appeals for donations in the period before Christmas. Christmas is a time of giving and they hope to persuade the public to...
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European Philanthropy Research And Teaching Initiative
The report outlines the current state of philanthropy research and teaching within Europe, and suggests a stronger and more effective framework could be built to ‘close the gap’ between learning...
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Northern Rock Foundation
This briefing paper summarises the findings of the second working paper from the Northern Rock Foundation Third Sector Trends Study (TSTS). It reports on ‘TSO50’, a study of 50 Third...
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Carnegie UK Trust
This final report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society, argues that civil society has been pushed to the margins in key areas including politics, finance...
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Centre for Giving and Philanthropy and Pears Foundation
This publication is the second report on family foundation philanthropy written by Pharoah, who is co-director of the ESRC Research Centre for Giving and Philanthropy. It updates and greatly expands...
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Charity Commission
This report offers a ‘snap-shot’ of the impact of the current recession on UK charitable trusts and foundations. It is based on in-depth interviews conducted in April 2009 with 19...
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Institute for Philanthropy
In recent years, charitable trust and foundation trustees have engaged in an increasing number of conversations and debates on the phenomenon of ‘spend out'. Spend out, known in the USA...
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The Foundation Center and Council on Foundations
The question of whether a foundation should exist forever (in perpetuity) by building up an endowment and distributing only the interest, or should ‘spend down’ by spending both capital and...
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Arts & Business
This report contains the findings of a study into the motivations of individual supporters of the arts; both donors and recipient organizations were surveyed between November 2008 and March 2009...

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