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You might find some of these reports useful. Some reports are held as PDF documents within the site and others link to other sites.

World Wealth Report
Author Merrill Lynch-Capgemini Published by World Wealth Report 2010 Date 2010 More of the world's rich are opting for ‘giving while living’ strategies, according to the just published World Wealth...
The Women’s Philanthropy Institute of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
A study by The Women’s Philanthropy Institute of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University shows that women who run single-headed households give more than men in similar situations across...
The Coutts Million Pound Donor Report 2010 focusses exclusively on UK charitable donations worth £1 million or more. It aims to capture and track trends in major giving, including the...
Third Sector Research Centre
With the growing interest in measuring the social impact of third sector activities, there have been a range of approaches developed. One of these, social return on investment (SROI) has...
Barclays Wealth, produced in partnership with Ledbury Research, 2009. Barclays Wealth's Tomorrow's Philanthropist report, produced in partnership with Ledbury Research, builds a compelling picture of the current philanthropic landscape and...
HM Government
The Government’s Giving Green Paper has kickstarted the debate around how to catalyse a culture shift that makes social action a norm, wrapping five key tenets it believes could bring...
World Wide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) and The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI)
A report of WINGS: World Wide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support and TPI: The philanthropic initiative Authored by Paula D Johnson Global Institutional Philanthropy: a preliminary status report reveals the considerable...
Association of Charitable Foundations
This guide draws on the experience of the UK's grant-making trusts and foundations, to provide an essential handbook on monitoring and evaluation, with examples and guidance to help in assessing...
New Philanthropy Capital
This report from New Philanthropy Capital seeks to help both charities and donors to better communicate results. By understanding how funders use results information and what drives their satisfaction with...
Harvard Business Review
This article argues that in order to strengthen their impact in the world, philanthropic investors need to rigorously define their goals, be realistic about how to achieve them, and commit...