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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...

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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...

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

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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.

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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...

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

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville has made one of the largest ever donations to a British university, to fund a new research laboratory to study plant biology.

Lord David Sainsbury’s ...

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Two online giving websites have launched Christmas voucher schemes.

GlobalGiving UK enables supporters to send online gift certificates while The Big Give...

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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.

The...

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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...

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