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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...

VisionFund is the world's largest Christian microfinance network, active in over 30 countries.  We offer small loans, savings, and insurance to families living in poverty, especially those in hard-to-reach, rural locations.  Almost half of our clients are small-holder farmers.  As part of World...

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working in some of the most vulnerable and fragile areas of the world, where people’s lives are frequently at risk from disease, climate change and natural disaster, and economic, social and political instabilities.  
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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...
Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society
CAPS is an action-oriented research and advisory organization focused on improving the quality and quantity of philanthropy and social delivery organizations throughout Asia. We accomplish this ambitious goal by partnering with key players throughout the region and globally to carry out work in three primary areas: policy and applied research, donor and client services, and as a knowledge center.
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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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Winter is the perfect time to hunker down for some serious reading. If you’re looking for a good read that’s based on solid research, check out these terrific social change...
National Philanthropic Trust UK
A report giving insight in to the donor advised fund market during 2016.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
The Theory of the Foundation Initiative was started by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in 2013. Its aim is to enhance the capacity of foundations to align their resources for impact. It...