Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes


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This is a roundup of the most popular articles and blogs from the Philanthropy Impact website during 2015.
This manual by European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) focuses specifically on non-financial support, which they define as the support services VPOs offer to investees (SPOs) to increase their societal impact,...
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The following is a blog written by the Chair of Philanthropy Impact, Grant Gordon, after attending the third Shaftesbury Dinner event.
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Good news for major gift fundraisers: major donors feel (way) more engaged than NGOs think!
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Results from a national online poll show that 56% of British full time workers would volunteer their skills to fight poverty in a developing country, if they had the support...
Charity Bank

Charity Bank is a savings and loans bank with a mission to use money for good. We use the money our savers entrust to us to make loans to charities, social enterprises and organisations with charitable purposes.

We’ve approved loans of over £240 million to charities and social enterprises...

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Social investment bonds are presented as an innovative solution to the voluntary sector’s lack of capital. Why then do we have less than 50 SIBs operating across the whole world?
Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leonard Cheshire Disability is a leading disability and development agency, working to support the inclusion of people with disabilities through access to inclusive education, training and livelihoods and global advocacy. We work with our Global Alliance, partner organisations and governments around the world to in order deliver sustainable programmes that enrich the lives of people.
Special Olympics
Special Olympics transforms lives through the power of sports.
Humanistic Management Center

The Humanistic Management Center is an independent think tank and learning institution that also provides advisory services on questions related to business ethics and corporate responsibilities. We are based in St. Gallen, Switzerland....