Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

News

News

A love of practical joking and trivia was matched only by the tireless campaigning for charity by Jeremy Beadle, the television presenter who died yesterday, and, who raised an estimated £100m...

News

The European Commission (EC) has delayed a decision on whether to take the UK government to court over its refusal to allow tax relief on donations to foreign charities.

This is...

News (UK)

A new venture philanthropy initiative has been launched in Scotland. Inspiring Scotland will distribute between £70m and £100m over the next decade.

Combining the resources from public, private, and voluntary sectors,...

News

Nigel Harris today announced that he will step down as Chief Executive of New Philanthropy Capital (NPC).  He will be succeeded by Martin Brookes, NPC's Research Director.

Harris will leave NPC...

News


For charities to successfully diversify their income base requires capacity building and financial support, finds a new briefing paper by Venturesome.

Enterprising charities – transitioning from grants to trading...

News

Following an extensive tender process the Cabinet Office has announced its intention to appoint the Adventure Capital Fund (ACF) to manage the second phase of...

News (International, UK)

An Australian former soldier who funded the restoration of the Vatican's Michelangelo frescoes has been named UK Australian of the Year for his philanthropic work.

Michael Hintze has been honoured for...

News


Google is committed to devoting 1% of the company's equity, annual profits and employee time to philanthropic endeavours, the US firm said last week, when Google Inc.’s philanthropic arm...

News

The resignation of Peter Hain MP as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has led to several moves in the cabinet reshuffle that may impact on the philanthropy sector.

James...

News

A former television journalist, Mark Webster, has been appointed Director of Communications for the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Having worked as a journalist for ITN and Channel Five and most recently...

Pages