Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

Organisations

Organisations

Here you will find a list of Philanthropy Impact members (denoted by background colours) as well as resource organisations/umbrella bodies, for example EVPA (with clear backgrounds).

Sightsavers
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Sightsavers works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. They also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.
Social Finance Group
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Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with the government, the social sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and beyond. Our unique 50 member team comprises individuals with substantial financial, consulting and social expertise who share a common passion for solving entrenched social problems.

Since we started in 2007, Social Finance has raised over £24 million of social investment and designed a series of programmes to tackle social challenges. These include support for 2,000 short sentence offenders released from Peterborough Prison, 380 children on the edge of care in Essex, 2,500 young people at risk of becoming NEET and 800 rough sleepers in London. We are also alleviating fuel poverty for over 2,300 families in Sunderland, enabling 15,000 families to access nursery places and free children’s services, and providing 7,500 affordable micro loans in Wales.

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Somerset Community Foundation
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Somerset Community Foundation connects donors, who wish to support their community in the most flexible and individual way, with organisations to overcome disadvantage and transform people's lives across Somerset.
Special Olympics
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Special Olympics transforms lives through the power of sports.
Stevenage Community Trust
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A Community Trust is essentially a donor services organisation offering a range of professional services to companies, groups and organisations, and which aims to encourage giving, by getting funds to the most deserving causes.
Stewardship
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Stewardship is a leading UK charity promoting generous & tax-effective giving; partner with you to support the causes you care about.
Stonewall
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Stonewall is here to let all lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, here and abroad, know they're not alone.  We believe we're stronger united, so we partner with organisations that help us create real change for the better.  We have laid deep foundations across Britain - in some of our greatest institutions - so our communities can continue to find ways to flourish, and individuals can reach their full potential.   Stonewall works with individuals through a series personal and professional development programmes that enable people to connect with and influence others to challenge homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. Through our Diversity Champions, we work with over 750 members across the public, private and third sectors to help them create inclusive and accepting environments for almost a quarter of the UK workforce. We campaign, lobby and fundraise to enable LGBT people to be themselves, whoever and wherever they are.

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Contact name:
Louise Smith, Director of Fundraising
Telephone:
020 7593 1888
Suffolk Community Foundation
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Established in 2005, Suffolk Community Foundation are an independent charity dedicated to helping local people find local solutions to local community needs from the grassroots up across Suffolk. They work with both the voluntary sector and local donors to address local needs with a programme of grant-making, capacity building and philanthropy.
Sussex Community Foundation
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Sussex Community Foundation supports local charities and community groups across East Sussex, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove.
Tate
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Tate first opened its doors to the public in 1897. Today it has four major sites and 70,000 artworks.
Tearfund
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Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working in some of the most vulnerable and fragile areas of the world, where people’s lives are frequently at risk from disease, climate change and natural disaster, and economic, social and political instabilities.  
 
We are committed to committed to eradicating poverty.  We do this by:
Responding to disasters  - ensuring communities affected by disasters receive life-saving assistance, recover quickly and are better equipped to face and respond to future hazards.
Developing communities - working sustainably and holistically with local churches and  communities to reduce poverty and build resilience.
Envisioning churches  - enabling the global church to address poverty and injustice.
Changing policies - changing unjust policies and practices of the powerful to deliver justice for poor communities.  
 
Working towards these outcomes, we focus on four thematic areas: water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), livelihoods, food security, resilience.  Emerging areas of work for Tearfund are sexual and gender based violence, and conflict resolution and peacebuilding.  
 
We deliver our work through local partners, operational programmes, alliances such as the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) and Inspired Individuals (a programme to identify, support and resource social entrepreneurs with potential to transform the lives of millions living in poverty).
 
Tearfund is committed to reaching the most vulnerable and marginalised, selected on the basis of need alone, regardless of their race, religion or nationality. 
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Telephone:
020 8943 7818
Tees Valley Community Foundation
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Established in 1988 Tees Valley Community Foundation is one of several community foundations located across the UK that are dedicated to empowering local communities to address disadvantage and exclusion. The Foundation awards grants to the community and local people who are passionate about making a difference.
The Fermanagh Trust
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The Fermanagh Trust, Fermanagh's Community Foundation, is dedicated to creating a partnership of donors, non-profit making organisations and the community, to find solutions to the pressing community needs in Fermanagh.
The Gloucestershire Community Foundation
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The Gloucestershire Community Foundation is dedicated to funding community based action that improves the lives of Gloucestershire's most disadvantaged people.
The Greg Secker Foundation
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Founded in 2010, the Greg Secker Foundation is a not-for-profit organization committed to positively improving the quality of life of people around the world. Focusing on education, life skills and leadership initiatives, the foundation strives to equip communities with sustainability by providing the essential tools of success.
The Philanthropy Company
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The Philanthropy Company are leaders in philanthropy and fundraising. They advise charities on income growth and philanthropists on giving strategies.
The South Yorkshire Community Foundation
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The South Yorkshire Community Foundation raises funds from businesses, philanthropists, trusts and statutory bodies and using them to meet the needs of local people facing economic hardship and other barriers to aspiration.
The Staffordshire Community Foundation
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The Staffordshire Community Foundation is an independent charity dedicated to strengthening local communities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion.
Thoughtful Philanthropy
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ThoughtfulPhilanthropy offers personalized, professional research to inform your charitable giving.

Thoughtful Philanthropy’s Director, Lauren Janus, works with individuals and couples to understand their passions and priorities for giving to charity. Using her background in the charity sector combined with an MBA, Lauren creates giving reports that help her clients understand the issues behind the causes they care about, and suggests impactful ways to donate.

From climate change to AIDS in Africa, Lauren will map out the players and highlight the strategies organizations are  following to solve the issue you care about. She’ll create an accessible, personalized report for you to take away and consider before deciding which group/s you will give to.

If you are thinking about an issue or cause you’d like to support–whether it’s the obesity epidemic or the endangered sand cat–but want to be really thoughtful in how you give your money away, please get in touch about becoming a client. I’d love to hear what issues you care about.

You can sign up for alerts from Lauren's regular blog, or follow her on Facebook or Twitter.

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Contact name:
Lauren Janus
Telephone:
07547572585
Two Ridings Community Foundation
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Two Ridings Community Foundation aims to improve quality of life by inspiring, stimulating and facilitating philanthropy in North and East Yorkshire, York and Hull.

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