Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

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Book List
"This book should be required reading for new donors and experienced philanthropists. Klein and Berrie have crafted a winning combination of practical guidelines and heartfelt personal accounts to create a moving call to action for anyone who wishes to give...
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NPC
Ten years ago, critics dismissed impact measurement as too difficult, misleading, or simply not important. Today, 75% of charities measure some or all of their work, and nearly three-quarters have...
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NCVO and CAF
UK Giving is an annual survey that began in 2004/5 and provides the latest research on individuals' giving to charity - how much is given, who the donors are, where...
Book Review
Caroline Fiennes Giving Evidence, 2012. 262pp. ISBN 978-0-9571633-0-0. £16.01. www.giving-evidence.com The quirky price of this book reflects not only the famous Charitable Uses Act of 1601, whose influence is still felt on the shape and nature of the UK charity...
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Adessy Associates
Donors are more likely to identify practical and personal motivations for philanthropy, but prioritise idealistic and altruistic considerations, a report published in September by philanthropy advisors Adessy Associates suggests. Constructive...
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Big Lottery Fund
A lack of business skills means many voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations are missing out on investment, according to a report commissioned by the Big Lottery Fund. The...
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Big Society Capital
The UK’s social investment market could be worth £1bn by 2016, according to a Big Society Capital report The First Billion: a forecast of social investment demand. It says that...
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Bellagio Initiative
This report makes a number of key recommendations to philanthropic and development organisations. They are: Build new development theories, through work with people on the ground, that have global-ownership and...
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New Philanthropy Capital
This report provides an in-depth insight into how changes in public sector commissioning are affecting the charity sector. Based on a survey of charities that have an income over £800,000...
Book Review
Olivier Zunz Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. 381pp. Hardcover. ISBN 978-0-691-12836-8.£19.95 There are three kinds of book reviews that are tricky to write. The first is when the book is not very good and diplomacy is required to convey an...

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