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Higher education, health, and cultural arts organisations receive the bulk of the largest gifts that individuals, foundations, and corporations contribute to American philanthropy, according to a new study.

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Expanding economic development in China has led to an explosion of the super rich and a surge in philanthropic donations, according to investment bank analysis and a wealth report.

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High-Net-Worth individuals (NHWIs) in the US appear more concerned about their attitudes about giving to philanthropic causes than the possibility of a recession according to a recent survey.

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At only 22 years of age Alexander McLean has been recognised for his philanthropic work by winning the 2007 Beacon Prize of £30 000.

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Sixteen of the 50 U.S. philanthropists in Business Week’s (US) annual list of Most Generous Givers gave over $100m this year, nine donated $200m or more, and one gave $723m...

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A survey of 900 US foundations indicates an increase in spending in 2007 on “direct charitable activities” that complement grant-making.

The report, “More Than Grantmaking: A First Look at Foundations’ Direct...

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The "Nobel Prize for Philanthropy," the Carnegie Medals programme will this year, on October 17th, honour four of the world’s most prolific philanthropists – the Heinz family, the Mellon family,...