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

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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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A steady level of grant-making by US foundations defied the loss of almost $150 bn (£102 bn) in assets in 2008, a new report reveals.

Giving  by the 75,000 U.S. grant-making...

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A season celebrating Buddhist inspired-arts and the opening of the first gallery for Buddhist sculpture in the UK coincides with a Hong Kong foundation’s move into British philanthropy.

The Many Faces...

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US foundations have committed over $100m to address the causes and impact of the current economic downturn, new Foundation Center research shows.

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The Foundation de Luxembourg has been launched, less than one year on from Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker’s declaration that it was time for the country...