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The European Community Foundation Initiative (ECFI) is being launched in January 2016. As an umbrella initiative for community foundations it will be active throughout Europe, working...

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The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and Alliance have initiated a mapping of the response to the refugee crisis in Europe.

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A large majority of Members of the European Parliament voted in support of a resolution for a European Foundation Statute. This will make it easier for foundations to support citizens’...

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The Clinton Foundation is to be renamed the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation to reflect the involvement of the entire family in the organisation. The multi-billion dollar philanthropic organisation...

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The Rockefeller Foundation has been at the forefront of philanthropy since 1913 taking as its mantra, “to promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world”. Its president since 2005, Judith...

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Jo Mackie, chief executive of Wood Family Trust (WFT) believes her organisation is “taking venture philanthropy to the next level” through its “unique” work in Rwanda.

She says the project...

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South Africa’s only black billionaire last month became the first African to join Bill Gates and Warren Buffet’s Giving Pledge.

Patrice Motsepe, founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals,...

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Philanthropy UK's new regular column on ‘Green Giving’ for 2010 is a response to the superordinate challenge that climate change presents to us all. Though Philanthropy UK is cause neutral,...

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Billionaire Vladimir Potanin has pledged to give away his entire fortune – estimated to be some $2.1bn (£1.3bn) – to charity. The 48-year-old aims to give his wealth away in 10 years...

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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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