Philanthropy Impact

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In its first co-investment, the Private Equity Foundation (PEF) has joined forces with private equity firm Cinven to give follow-on funding to PEF portfolio charity...

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Venture philanthropy pioneer Impetus Trust this week announced that it is investing £50,000 in FRC Group, a social enterprise that tackles...

News (International, UK)

Two new charitable investments by the Private Equity Foundation (PEF) have taken the venture philanthropy fund’s total investment in Germany to €400,000 (£365,000).

News (UK)

Can the good philanthropists do be meaningfully measured? And if so, how can the human factor of social impact be captured?

Philanthropy UK highlights the topical and contentious issue of ‘measuring...

News (International)

More than $750m (£517m) will be pumped into small- and medium-sized businesses in the developing world, to reduce poverty by a new group of foundations and for-profit social venture funds, it...

News (International, UK)

As the recession begins to bite deeper into the public consciousness, and government, economists and business debate ways to tackle the economic crisis, Philanthropy UK highlights an emerging, promising financial...

News (International, UK)

Heightened interest in the environment is driving an increase in green investment by the wealthy, according to a recent report.

The World Wealth Report,...

News (UK)

A new Centre for Entrepreneurship will be established at Cass Business School with a personal donation of £10m from Peter Cullum, founder of the Towergate Partnership and Management Today’s Entrepreneur...

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Breaking from traditional practice, major charitable foundations in the US are beginning to connect the social and environmental effect of their endowment investments with their philanthropic goals, as has been...

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