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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNHR) , adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the foundation for the growth of global development activity, providing...
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Welcome to the first Philanthropy Impact Magazine of 2017. This issue is focused on human rights issues and implications for philanthropists and features articles from key philanthropists, human rights organisations...
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Click here to download the article in printer-friendly PDF The Charity landscape is changing. Pressures of the economic climate, together with an increasing number of charities means there is effectively...
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Golden Lane Housing (GLH), the housing arm of Mencap, launched a £10m charity bond on 15 February 2013. It will raise money to buy homes for people with a learning...

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A major new grant-making foundation was launched at the House of Lords on 14 February2013.

The Peter Sowerby Charitable Foundation, which registered as a charity in 2011 and is building an...

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The ninth annual Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) fundraising gala dinner earlier in May raised an impressive £14.1m in one evening, though down from a peak of...

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A £30k-a-year Oxford University academic has pledged to donate £1m, two thirds of his expected future earnings, to effective overseas charities involved in tackling poverty.

Dr Toby Ord, a practical ethics researcher...

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Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong announced plans last week to underwrite Los Angeles County and the University of California (UC) plans to re-open Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital (MLK)...

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The Porsche family, owners of the eponymous car company, is selling around 50 luxury watches, with an estimated value of £100,000, at a charity auction.

The auction, run through London-based auctioneer...

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A US billionaire pharmaceutical executive has donated $100m (£62.5m) to the St. John’s Health Centre in California to help it become a cutting-edge medical hub for the region, the Los...

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