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Golden Lane Housing (GLH), the housing arm of Mencap, launched a £10m charity bond on 15 February 2013. It will raise money to buy homes for people with a learning...

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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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The ninth annual Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) fundraising gala dinner earlier in May raised an impressive £14.1m in one evening, though down from a peak of...

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A £30k-a-year Oxford University academic has pledged to donate £1m, two thirds of his expected future earnings, to effective overseas charities involved in tackling poverty.

Dr Toby Ord, a practical ethics researcher...

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Sunday Times Giving List-topping hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn gave £484m to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) through fees earned...

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A total of £15.6m was raised at the eighth annual Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) dinner, beating its £10m target but well below last...

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Terry Pratchett, the bestselling fantasy author, is to donate USD$1m to help to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.

The creator of the Discworld series was diagnosed with a rare early-onset form of the...