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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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When Bees meet Trees is a research report that addresses a critical gap in the third sector’s response to social challenges:  the role of large social sector organisations in helping...

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Boris Johnson has joined forces with charity, Veterans Aid, to provide support for homeless ex-UK service personnel in London, as part of his on-going commitment to end rough sleeping in the...

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HRH The Prince of Wales appealed to political, business and third sector leaders to secure their support for a new Campaign for Youth Social Action.

Less than a third of...

News (International, UK)

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...

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...

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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)

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

News (UK)

UK venture philanthropy pioneer Impetus Trust is to invest £400,000 in Blue Sky social enterprise which runs schemes to reduce prisoner reoffending rates, estimated to cost...

News (International)

As part of a ‘first-of-its-kind’ public-private partnership to help fight poverty in New York, George Soros, chairman of the Open Society Institute, has announced a...

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