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In its first co-investment, the Private Equity Foundation (PEF) has joined forces with private equity firm Cinven to give follow-on funding to PEF portfolio charity...

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced four major grant programmes totalling over $245m (£149m) in the fields of agriculture, science, medical research and development and history.

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A £10m donation from the Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Philanthropic Foundation has brought health and social care charity Jewish Care to within £3m of the £44m target it needs to...

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Dame Vivien Duffield, chair of the Clore Duffield Foundation, has committed £25m, her largest ever single gift, to help fund a purpose-built centre for the...

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation presented its tenth annual Access to Learning Award of $1m (£620,000) to the Columbian ...

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Tracking the impact of the recession on giving...

They say a picture can paint a thousand words. But this week I learned that numbers can paint several different pictures.

I refer to...

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International basketball star Kobe Bryant, who won the NBA most valuable player award in 2008 and the NBA finals with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009, is establishing a fund...

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Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

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The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard became reality on 1st July, when it was officially established as a permanent non-profit organisation dedicated to genomic research, following a $100m (£61m)...

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Seve Ballesteros, the Spanish golfer who underwent brain tumour surgery nine months ago, has launched a cancer foundation, with the aim of ‘doing his bit to battle this disease’.

Speaking at...

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