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News (UK)

A novel donor circle that takes advantage of the government’s Community First match fund aims to build a £20m endowed fund over the next 10 years to alleviate child poverty...

News (UK)

Many tributes have been paid to philanthropist, financier and Nottingham Forest Club owner Sir Nigel Doughty since his untimely death earlier this month, by those who knew him from the many different walks of...

News (UK)

A guide to new trusts criticises the Charity Commission, claiming it registers trusts and foundations too easily. It also says that people are registering charitable foundations without giving much thought to...

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In each newsletter, Philanthropy UK invites an influential person from the philanthropy sector to tell us what books have most inspired and shaped their approach to philanthropy. Our ‘influential reader’...
Magazine article
In each newsletter, Philanthropy UK invites an influential person from the philanthropy sector to tell us what books have most inspired and shaped their approach to philanthropy. Our ‘influential reader’...
News (UK)

The Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales announced earlier in May that it invested £20.6m in tackling disadvantage in 2009.

News (International, UK)

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,...

News (International)

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...

News (UK)

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...

News (International)

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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