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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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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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Family foundation giving is higher in the UK than the US relative to GDP, new research shows.

Professor Cathy Pharoah’s report, Family Foundation Philanthropy, launched at Cass...

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If you have young children at home you may have heard of or even played with them on Club Penguin; what you may not know is...

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The 50 most generous US philanthropists committed over $7bn to charity in 2007, which was also the first time in seven years that all five of the biggest donors were...

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Philanthropy, charitable services and social enterprise feature in Gordon Brown’s first New Year honours list.  Highlights include a CBE for philanthropist John Studzinski for “services to the arts and to...

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Individual giving levels in the UK have long lagged behind those in the United States.  In the US 1.67% of GDP goes towards philanthropic projects, compared to only 0.73% in...

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The global wealth boom has not only increased the number of high-net-worth individuals in the UK and USA, it has also seen a growth of billionaires in countries such as...

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