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In a lecture in London this week hosted by the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai called on UK foundations to support...

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Impetus Trust, the venture philanthropy, has won the Charity Award 2008 for Grantmaking. 

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Oxford and Cambridge universities have received the largest donations in their histories: a total of £55m, from two former students.

Michael Moritz has donated £25m to Christ Church College, Oxford and...

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Rosa the first fund in the UK devoted to investing solely in women’s causes and charitable initiatives across the country was launched last week.

Set up by former WOMANKIND Worldwide executive...

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The Big Give has announced the recent addition of high-profile figures to augment their Board of philanthropists drawn from the private, public and charitable...

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There are still a limited number of places available at the next funding evening of The Funding Network (TFN). 

Six well-known figures who will each do a six-minute presentation and have six...

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The Centre for Social Investment (CSI), University of Heidelberg is starting the European Programme In Civil Society Leadership (EPICS) – a programme which is designed and delivered by leading European ...

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The Conservative administration in London’s City Hall is set to prioritise the concerns of those in the voluntary sector in the capital, according to the deputy mayor of London, Ray...

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Doubts about the fundraising potential of UK charity events in light of the credit crunch have evaporated in recent weeks following the Absolute Return for Kids...

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A handwritten prequel to the Harry Potter novels which raised £25,000 for charity at an invitation-only auction will be used to raise further philanthropic funds, the buyer has said.

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