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The Private Equity Foundation’s (PEF) latest impact report is a testament to the success of venture philanthropy as a model that can make a huge difference to society.
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Nominations for  the 8th biennial Beacon Awards for Philanthropy, sponsored by J. P. Morgan Private Bank, close at 6pm on 26th October.

The Beacon Awards celebrate the work of individuals who...

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This year 154 social entrepreneurs from across the UK will receive grants and training from the School for Social Entrepreneurs, as part of the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme,...

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A £75,000 innovation lab project that will trial digital fundraising products for Comic Relief, such as smartphone games and apps, was announced by the Nominet Trust last month.

The Exploralaboratorium project...

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Donors are more likely to identify practical and personal motivations for philanthropy, but prioritise idealistic and altruistic considerations, a report published in September by philanthropy advisors Adessy Assocites suggests.

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Young people are failing to give as much as older generations, which could lead to a “long-term crisis of giving” according to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which published a...

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The UK’s social investment market could be worth £1bn by 2016, according to a Big Society Capital report released in September, while research from the Big Lottery Fund says investment...

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Indiana University’s commitment to pioneering philanthropy education, research and training looks set to continue with its announcement last month of the world’s first School of Philanthropy.

The School of Philanthropy will...

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Philanthropic and development organisations must focus on human-centred development, rather just economic growth, says the final report of the Bellagio Initiative, a project launched in August 2011 to explore the...

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Alderman Roger Gifford who was elected as the 685th Lord Mayor of the City of London on October 1, the first banker in many years to be awarded the honour,...

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