Philanthropy Impact

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A social enterprise is a business with primarily social objectives whose surpluses are principally reinvested for that purpose in the business or in the community, rather than being driven by the...
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A social firm is a business set up specifically to create good quality jobs for people disadvantaged in the labour market.
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A business that integrates commercial objectives (growth, profits) with a social, ethical or environmental mission.
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Assets or income which are restricted for a particular use, such as a donation made to a charity specifically for a bursary or a named project run by the charity.
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That portion of a charity’s income funds set aside for essential, but as yet unidentified, future expenditure.
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Permanent endowment is property of the charity (including land, buildings, cash or investments) which the trustees may not spend as if it were income.
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The word philanthropy is originally Greek and means ‘love of mankind’.
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Payroll giving is a way of giving an amount of money each week or month from your pay.
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The direct and tangible products from the activity: for example, the number of people trained.
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The changes, benefits, learning or other effects that result from what the project or organisation makes, offers or provides: for example, a new job, increased income or improved self esteem.

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