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The stereotype of a philanthropist being a suited middle-aged man of means is being challenged by the increasing involvement of and growing profile of women philanthropists, who are the subject...

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Catalyst Fund Management & Research, the social business investor, has launched a new £25m fund, with a £5m investment from Barclays.

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Never one to shy away from a challenge Oprah Winfrey, America’s queen of day-time television, is developing her O Philanthropy charity and foundations to embrace new educational initiatives and reality...

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The Office of the Third Sector is scoping the interest in and usage of Social Return on Investment (SROI) as an impact measurement tool.  It is seeking to identify social...

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Breaking from traditional practice, major charitable foundations in the US are beginning to connect the social and environmental effect of their endowment investments with their philanthropic goals, as has been...

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'Until the sun grows old' is the story of Needham Cooper Charitable Trust, one of Quartet Community Foundation’s oldest funds.

The book traces the journey of Bill and Joyce Cooper from...

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Three places remain on an expedition to join a group of leaders to journey with and learn from some of India's top social entrepreneurs.

Every year UnLtd organises a unique "learning...

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Generosity appears to run in families and now scientists say they can show it is genetic.

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem gave 203 people $US12 in an online task...

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Nigerian philanthropist Leo Stan-Ekeh, Chairman and CEO, Zinox Technologies, has taken on the challenge of empowering his country's students to be able to access IT facilities at affordable rates, and...

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On May 29th 1953 two men accomplished the then greatest feat for man; they reached the summit of Mt Everest. One went on to use his new-found world-wide fame to...

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