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Engaging stories that explored, explained and scrutinised the work of charities have been key to eliciting a profitable response to national newspapers’ annual Christmas charity appeals this year.

The Times has...

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As more people begin to focus on frugal living The Independent newspaper has gone against the trend and released a list of its top 30 UK philanthropists in 2008.


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Comprehensive research into UK charitable giving habits has revealed that more people are giving via regular donations and other planned giving, while cash donations to charities fell in 2007/08.

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Charitable donations have gone up by 4.2% in Northern Ireland, since 2005, according to a new survey from the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA).

The Northern...

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Stanley Fink and Rufus Warner have announced the formation of a new fund manager that will focus on sustainable investments, called Earth Capital Partners LLP (ECP).

The business aims to raise $5bn...

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As recession looms over the stricken British economy, charities and funders are trying to get to grips with the outlook for charitable giving in the UK.

As the sector tries to...

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The first five medals for Arts Philanthropy have been awarded by HRH The Prince of Wales.

The medal celebrates individuals who support the arts and recognises the contribution of the most...

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville has made one of the largest ever donations to a British university, to fund a new research laboratory to study plant biology.

Lord David Sainsbury’s ...

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Two online giving websites have launched Christmas voucher schemes.

GlobalGiving UK enables supporters to send online gift certificates while The Big Give...

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US philanthropist and legal scholar Arthur R. Miller has promised a gift of around 1,800 prints by Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi to the British Museum.