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A new report shows that giving to charity is down.  The proportion of the population who gave to charity dropped 3% in 2007, to 54%, whilst the total amount given...

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GlobalGiving, the US-based online marketplace that connects donors to charitable projects around the globe, will launch in the UK in spring 2008.

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The sale of a Picasso etching, the most expensive print ever-sold, has led to its seller donating £1.25m to charity.

Dr Frederick Mulder, a Beacon Fellow and member of the Philanthropy...

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Leaving school at fifteen to support his family, Peter Cruddas, the now successful City entrepreneur, has announced he wishes to donate £1bn to charity in his lifetime.

Mr Cruddus’ long-term ambition...

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A call for a new independent body to scrutinise charities’ performance and effectiveness has received a mixed response from the sector and been dismissed by Government.
In his speech to...

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A survey of 900 US foundations indicates an increase in spending in 2007 on “direct charitable activities” that complement grant-making.

The report, “More Than Grantmaking: A First Look at Foundations’ Direct...

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A bequest of 18 works of art worth £100m has been made to the National and Tate galleries from the estate of the late Simon Sainsbury.

A reclusive member of the...

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The successful bids to establish the UK’s first independent, multidisciplinary, and academically based Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy have been announced, with Professor Jenny Harrow from Cass Business School...