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Britain has a wonderfully rich history of giving.  In fact Britain today is defined by the generosity of our predecessors. You don’t have to go far...

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Recent figures announced the number of young people currently not in employment, education and training (NEET) remains stubbornly high at nearly one million. With one in five, approximately 120,000, children born...

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 “The 2015 Beacon Award winners are exceptional people who have given their time, expertise and financial resources to help people and communities prosper in difficult...

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The University of Southampton has released a discussion paper analysing the opinions of UNHW philanthropists signed up to The Giving Pledge. The authors Jana Sadeh, Mirco Tonin and Michael...

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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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Since February, the Gates Foundation has been encouraging non-US citizens to sign the Giving Pledge, a commitment to give away the majority of a person’s wealth. So far, twelve have...

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Jersey-based former property developer David Kirch topped this years Sunday Times Giving List, published on 21st April, after donating his £100m fortune to his foundation.

Since 2006 Kirch has given a...

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The Wolfson Foundation awarded £5m to the Tate Modern on 12th April towards a £215m development that will create a new building to increase the size of the gallery by...

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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 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...

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