Philanthropy Impact

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News (UK)

The Pearce Report on Philanthropy to UK universities stated an ambitious target of gifts of £2 billion a year by 2022.  To meet this goal the workforce of educational fundraisers...

News (International)

A philanthropic Canadian couple made the largest single gift in University of Calgary history on 12th April to create a new institute to enable the university to take the lead...

News (UK)

UK universities saw record levels of donors and funds raised in 2011-12, according to the annual Ross-CASE Survey report, the only detailed source of information on higher education philanthropic giving...

News (UK)

A major new grant-making foundation was launched at the House of Lords on 14 February2013.

The Peter Sowerby Charitable Foundation, which registered as a charity in 2011 and is building an...

News (International)

Giving to education may one of the most popular causes for US donors, with $38.87bn in estimated donations for 2011, but PayPal co-founder and Facebook’s first external investor Peter Thiel...

News (UK)

The total number of donors who gave to universities in 2010-11 was 204,250, an increase of 10% since 2009-10 and 24% since 2008-9.

UK universities received £560m in philanthropic cash income...

News (UK)

Philanthropists Raoul and Catherine Hughes and Brian and Margaret Roper have received Bath University’s highest award for philanthropy being welcomed  into the Chancellor Lord Tugendhat‘s Roll of Honour.

News (UK)

A £1.5m gift by businessman and philanthropist Dr Leonard Polonsky to the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford  will support library digitisation initiatives....

News (International, UK)

Hong Kong based Chinese billionaire businessman and K.B.E. Sir Ka-shing Li is donating £5m to Oxford University, which adds to the £800m already raised by the ...

News (UK)

Last year, Dr James Martin, one of the world’s leading computer scientists, pledged to donate up to $50m (£33m) to the eponymous school he set up at Oxford University, to fund 20 key...

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