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Giving to education may one of the most popular causes for US donors, with $38.87bn in estimated donations for 2011, but PayPal co-founder and Facebook’s first external investor Peter Thiel...

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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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As part of a ‘first-of-its-kind’ public-private partnership to help fight poverty in New York, George Soros, chairman of the Open Society Institute, has announced a...

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Famed philanthropist George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, will donate $100m (£60m) through his Open Societies Institute to help communities and young people in...

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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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Retired Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans to use the proceeds of a testimonial match to build ten schools in southern Africa.

The schools will each cost between £20,000 and...

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A music director in the US has pledged US$100,000 of her own fellowship award to establish an after-school music programme for primary school children

Marin Alsop, the new music director of...