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Howard Buffett’s book Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World could have been a vanity project about his philanthropic work to reduce world hunger. Instead,...

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Red Nose Day, on 15th March, has raised £75.1m and counting for Comic Relief, the highest total raised on the night in its 25 year history.

The charity is still...

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The German Federal Council passed the Act for the Advancement of Volunteering On 1st March 2013. It aims to improve the legal environment for charitable organisations by limiting the liability...

News (UK)

Dr Rory Brooks and his wife Elizabeth donated £1.33m to The University of Manchester, on 4th March, taking their total donations to the university to £4m since 2004.

The money...

News (International)

Huge growth of the global middle class could lead to worldwide charitable giving of $224bn (£146bn) a year by 2030, if people in rapidly developing economies give in line with...

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Richard and Joan Branson are among five UK billionaires who signed up to the Giving Pledge, co-founded by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, on 19 February2013. 

Along with...

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The idea that charitable giving is a simple matter compared with making money has been attacked by international philanthropists and entrepreneurs from Andrew Carnegie to Bill Gates.

Perhaps philanthropy is...

News (International, UK)

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...

News (International, UK)

Laurence Graff, society jeweller and one of Britain's richest men, is returning some of his wealth to one of the diamond supplying countries that helped create...

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The culmination of a three month online competition in which US bank JP Morgan Chase invited Facebook users to help allocate some of its...

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