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Going global: A review of international development funding by UK trusts and foundations (2007)

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Lucy de Las Casas and Caroline Fiennes (2007). London: New Philanthropy Capital. 40pp. Paperback, available to download from

International development is often new and unfamiliar territory for funders and they can struggle with the operational difficulty of funding internationally. But challenges can be overcome, according to a study of foundations making annual grants in this area of between £50,000 and £1m. The report, commissioned by Baring Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Nuffield Foundation, also notes the opportunity for UK funders to make a disproportionate impact given the scale of need and the fact that grants which are modest by UK standards can be life changing. The report aims to increase the number of funders of international development, and those interested in starting are encouraged to get in touch with Sarah Lock at the Nuffield Foundation - slock@nuffieldfoundation.org

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