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Download this article as a PDF. New instruments are emerging that show an indication of a reshaped capitalism, one in which economic activity is looked at with a new eye...
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Download this article as pdf. In 2009, after years of abuse at the hands of her partner, Emma fled her home in Gateshead. She turned to the local women’s refuge,...
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Download this article as pdf. What is philanthropy? The term philanthropy, as many readers will recognise, means ‘love of humanity’ typically in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing and enhancing...
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When an organisation tries to achieve some social good, they won’t know whether they are achieving it unless they measure the impact of that work. This can be extremely tough...
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Download this article as pdf. People who fund philanthropic enterprises have a natural inclination to want to ensure that their money is used for the purposes for which they gave...
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Download this article as pdf. Maximising impact means looking not only at what we do but at what we are as organisations, exploring whether we are fit for purpose. The...
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Download this article as pdf. “Philanthropy – the promotion of welfare of others especially by generous donation of money to good causes.” Of itself, the definition is self-congratulating and self-perpetuating...
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Download the article as a PDF. For the past five years, I have had the privilege of being Chief Executive of Oxfordshire Community Foundation. After a lifetime in corporate business...
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Download this article as pdf. Charities have (or will very shortly have) a new statutory power to make social investments introduced by the Charities (protection and Social investment) Act 2016...
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Download the article as pdf. Some 15 years ago, after a period as CEO of a major family foundation in Melbourne, Australia, I took to the business school of a...

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