Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

Glossary

Glossary

You might find some of these definitions helpful.

Definition

A grant-making charity established to strengthen local communities, creating opportunities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion.

Definition

Development trusts are organisations that are engaged in the economic, environmental and social regeneration of a defined area or community.

Definition

A social firm is a business set up specifically to create good quality jobs for people disadvantaged in the labour market.

Definition

To contribute a tenth of one's annual income to charity, especially for the support of the clergy or church.