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Expert opinions

Expert Opinions on topic areas can be a useful way of keeping up-to-date. To this end, a few of our Expert Opinions are being revised and new ones developed. If you would like to suggest an expert opinon on a particular topic, then please email your suggestion to administration@philanthropy-impact.org

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How should organisations which have a desire to help improve people’s lives, and resources to allocate to achieve this goal, manage the distribution of those resources most effectively? This is...
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Each May a report is published on our nation’s wealthiest, which includes the Sunday Times Giving List. The Giving List, prepared in collaboration with the Charity Aid Foundation, highlights the...
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Corporate Philanthropy is one of the many “niches” in the world of giving. There are not many reliable numbers on corporate foundations but if they are just a bit in...
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As the trend grows for high net worth individuals (HNWIs) to incorporate philanthropy into their wealth management strategies, jurisdictions are having to adapt their regulatory frameworks to ensure that they...
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Recent research shows Millennials are nearly twice as likely to donate to charity than those aged 55+ (79 per cent compared to 42 per cent)1. There are currently 13.8million people...
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George Frideric Handel was probably the leading musician of the early eighteenth century, a composer, performer and entrepreneur who weathered periods of financial difficulty in his professional life and shared...
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Caroline Fiennes’ book outlines advice about how to give well. It’s for any donor: with sections on how to give if you have literally no money at all, if you...
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Contemporary Britain is defined by the personal generosity and social commitment of our predecessors as much as by the state. But as the state retreats, demands on the voluntary sector...
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In the beginning there was Ronnie, and Ronnie masterminded the 2008 Dormant Accounts Act. He founded Social Finance and, lo, Social Investment was born. And then Ronnie made friends with...
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What do charity CEOs see as the most pressing challenges facing their organisations? If you work in the sector, the answer is unlikely to come as a huge surprise. Our...

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