Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

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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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WINGS have produced a guide for international grantmakers and organisations on how to better approach issues of accountability and transparency in philanthropy

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The Foundation Maps tool provides a useful visualisation of foundations, grants and recipents across the globe. 

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 The United States is the most generous coutnry in the world. CAF's World Giving Index 2013 shows that the US leads the way in participation giving, but it also comes out on top in terms of overall monetary amounts given and in terms of relative measures such as giving as a...

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Like the Charity Commission for England and Wales, the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is a non-ministerial government department set up to provide a one-door regulatory office which encompasses the functions of registration, monitoring, supervision, investigation, support and...

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In Northern Ireland, as in other countries in the UK, the growing role of charities in public service delivery and the substantial social role played by very large, international charities has led to calls for improved legislation in a country where there is no registration regime for charities...

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A charitable trust can be set up by the simple expedient of making a gift or a legacy that the recipient takes 'on trust', to administer for an officially recognised 'public benefit' purpose.  Charities set up in England and Wales must have purposes which are all exclusively charitable, as...

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The word 'charity' does not describe an entity, but describes the status of an entity which is set up to meet certain defined eleemosynary objectives, and which having a public dimension falls to be regulated under the law and thereby attains certain exemptions from direct taxation. Such an...

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