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US philanthropist and legal scholar Arthur R. Miller has promised a gift of around 1,800 prints by Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi to the British Museum.


News (UK)

The second volume of Charity Market Monitor 2008, launched this week, found that there was a real annual increase of 10% in trust giving and 2% in corporate giving in...


The winners of the Third Sector Excellence Awards were announced at an event at the Hurlingham Club in London on 18th November.

Three philanthropic charities won awards for fundraising, finance team,...


The Wellcome Trust has invited bids for much of its £3.8 bn private equity portfolio.

The trust has £1.2 bn invested in buy-out funds and £1.8...


Virgin Money is to launch a not-for-profit online donation service in Spring of 2009.

Virgin Money Giving will aim to maximise online donations to charity by...


Bridges Ventures has launched the Bridges Social Entrepreneurs Fund, which has so far raised £4.25m for investment in social enterprises

The Fund will target scalable social enterprises...


One Laptop per Child has launched the second Give One/ Get One (G1G1) programme, to give $199 (£132) laptops to...


Community foundations and other philanthropic intermediaries play a vital role in community philanthropy, according to a new report by Policy Exchange, the centre-right think tank.


Longer corporate social responsibility reports increase the likelihood of winning sustainability awards, according to a new analysis of FTSE 100 environmental reporting.

Environmental Reporting: Trends in FTSE 100 Sustainability Reports says...


Canada’s largest corporations are going beyond ‘cheque-book philanthropy’ and are leveraging their assets, according to a new report from Imagine Canada.