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The business model that has taken McDonald’s to nearly every high street in the world could be applied to scale the smallest social ventures across regions, countries and possibly internationally...

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Following a successful conference in Dublin held November  12, 13, 14, the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) has announced that it will be strengthening its role as a...

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The UK’s social investment market could be worth £1bn by 2016, according to a Big Society Capital report released in September, while research from the Big Lottery Fund says investment...

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Indiana University’s commitment to pioneering philanthropy education, research and training looks set to continue with its announcement last month of the world’s first School of Philanthropy.

The School of Philanthropy will...

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Philanthropic and development organisations must focus on human-centred development, rather just economic growth, says the final report of the Bellagio Initiative, a project launched in August 2011 to explore the...

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Four British institutions to benefit from Brazilian philanthropist

Brazilian philanthropist Lily Safra has chosen four British organisations as well as 16 others across the world to benefit from an auction of...

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Promoting more and better philanthropy, though high on the agenda of governments, organisations and civil society, has to date defied their best efforts. Now two philanthropic advisory practices, Coutts Institute...

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The world’s top ranking billionaire according to the latest listing by  Forbes magazine , Carlos Slim Helú, hasn’t yet revealed how many of his billions he plans to give away but...

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Olga Alexeeva, who sadly died suddenly last year, was a dynamo and trailblazer, developing the philanthropy of emerging markets first through Charities Aid Foundation and then through her own foundation...

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What does 21st century philanthropy look like and what is its relationship with government and civil society? These were the topics under discussion at Ditchley Foundation’s conference held at historic...

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