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According to a leading economist, donors bombarded with fact and figures about impact may actually be less inclined to give.

Sir Howard Davies, former director of the London School of Economics...

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The government is calling on voluntary, business and public sector organisations to play their part in running National Citizen Service schemes across the country creating a market it says could be worth up to £110m by...

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The BT Tower became a philanthropic beacon on Valentine’s Day with the ‘pre-launch’ of the Give More campaign.

Broadcaster and NSPCC Trustee Esther Rantzen pushed the button that saw the BT...

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Rebecca Symington, executive director of Mlinda, a private foundation based in Paris that works to inspire and enable custodianship of our planet, reports on the 4th annual Environmental...
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Over the next five years, the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs programme will support 500 social entrepreneurs across the UK, as they start-up and grow social and community enterprises.

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What is philanthropy and why should we study it? Cheryl Chapman put these deceptively simple questions to co-author of Understanding Philanthropy: Its Meaning and Mission Dr Michael Moody, on his...
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The Cabinet Office and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) have made the first 15 investments to be funded from the £10m Innovation in...

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Pears Foundation has given £200,000 each to The Institute for Philanthropy’s Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) and Citizenship Foundation’s Go Givers programme, to encourage young people to...

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The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has set up a members’ only discussion thread on the social network site, Yammer, asking “What should the Government’s role be...

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The world's ‘futurewealthy’ are nervous about the future, even though their income has grown in the last year, according to Futurewealth Report published by UK-based research firm, Scorpio Partnership. It...

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