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London’s Lord Mayor Michael Bear has called upon 250 of the Capital’s business  heads gathered at the prestigious Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards dinner held last Tuesday (September 20)  to get...

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Philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley has launched a new online membership organisation and website to promote philanthropy across the world and give philanthropists a voice. Gordon Brown appointed Dame Stephanie,...

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The Office for Civil Society has issued a consultation paper proposing new policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund, sparking fears that  lottery money might be redirected to government...

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The voluntary sector needs to respond to the changing needs of philanthropists, according to the Community Foundation for Merseyside. It has published a report calling for better communication, more...

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The government has launched a £10m fund to support new ideas that use technology to encourage charitable giving and volunteering. Ideas could include the use of online platforms to...

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Funders should get on board the online revolution to create a more transparent and democratic world, increase their impact and invest more effectively.

That was one of the messages from the...

News (International, UK)

Tributes are pouring in from across the globe to Olga Alexeeva, whose sudden death on July 19 has left the philanthropy sector reeling.

Alexeeva had made a profound contribution to philanthropy...

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Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude calls today’s launch (Friday July 29th)  of the Big Society 'Bank' a ‘world changing moment’. It will be known as Big Society Capital (BSC) and its first...

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The government’s announcement of a £10m fund to help charities and social enterprises develop the skills and infrastructure to win more capital investment and public service contracts is welcome, but...

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The social investment sector must introduce new investment mechanisms and improved standards if it wants to attract money from the City of London, according to a recent report.

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