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Book Review
Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian charity explained Authors: Ruth Shapiro, with Manish Mirchandani and Heesu Jang Ruth Shapiro’s highly readable title is a welcome addition to the surprisingly underrepresented catalogue of books on Asian philanthropy. Philanthropy sits at the nexus between astonishing...
Stone King LLP
Organisation
Stone King LLP is a law firm which combines a leading national charity law practice with a vibrant private client practice. It provides, on a national basis across the UK, a unique rounded and cohesive service to philanthropists and social entrepreneurs, as well as to charities and other not-for-profit organisations.
Expert opinion
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are a well-established vehicle for philanthropy in the United States – where contributions to DAFs reached $23.27 billion in 2016 1 – and their popularity in the...
Report
European Foundation Centre (EFC) & the Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society (FICS)
The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and the Funders’ Initiative for Civil Society (FICS) have launched a paper which addresses the trend of closing civil society space, how it is impacting...
Expert opinion
Introduction Most of us want to make a difference. We see suffering, injustice and death, and are moved to do something about them. But working out what that ‘something’ is,...
MicroLoan Foundation
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MicroLoan Foundation helps some of the poorest women in sub-Saharan Africa to work their way out of poverty. MicroLoan Foundation provides small loans, training and mentoring to enable women to start small businesses to earn a regular income and to provide a better life for themselves and their children.
Expert opinion
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...
Report
WINGS
This report, produced and published by WINGS, seeks to increase understanding of community philanthropy infrastructure organizations, including areas where their practice and our knowledge about them can improve. Community philanthropy...
Portland Communications Communicating Global Giving
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With a foreword by Kofi Annan, the publication contains a range of articles on at regional and cultural differences in how philanthropists communicate.

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A report on social entrepreneurship in Kenya, South Africa, Mexico and Colombia. 

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