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Two philanthropists Sam Roddick and Cristina Ljungberg have launched a new film fund aimed at supporting documentary filmmakers.

BRITDOC Circle Fund is designed to supplement existing international grantmakers, state funds...

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Prime Minister David Cameron launched the world’s first Social Stock Exchange at the inaugural G8 conference on social impact investing in London today.

The Social Stock Exchange will be an...

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On 31 May HMRC published its revised guidance and regulations for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

FATCA is part of the United States Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment...

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The voluntary sector's Early Action Task Force has criticised the Cabinet Office’s decision to allocate some of the £28m Futurebuilders repayment money to the Social Outcomes Fund, which is only...

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A package of measures to help the voluntary sector and mutuals compete for contracts to cut reoffending has been launched by the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Justice.

The...

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Over 100 voluntary groups have been given The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2013. This national honour was created in 2002 to mark the Golden Jubilee and to recognise the...

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Since February, the Gates Foundation has been encouraging non-US citizens to sign the Giving Pledge, a commitment to give away the majority of a person’s wealth. So far, twelve have...

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The Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy (CGAP) has conducted a study to find out what motivates entrepreneurs to become philanthropic. Professor Charles Harvey presented the findings at a CGAP...

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Financial advisers are told to engage their clients in deep and meaningful conversations about philanthropy, rather than just advising them on taxes and philanthropic vehicles, in a paper published by...

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The 2013 Association of Charitable Organisation’s (ACO) spring conference took today’s economic and social challenges as its starting point for a debate between government and trusts and foundations. 

James...

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