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Denise Holle, formerly a Merrill Lynch equity analyst, has joined the UK social enterprise CAN to head up Breakthrough, its pioneering social investment fund co-founded with the private equity firm...

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Charities are invited to nominate projects or all work they undertake for the Charity Awards 2008.

The awards showcase excellence in management and the nomination and judging processes encourage a clear...

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The annual public report Giving in Numbers has been published by the US-based Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, offering a comprehensive analysis of the latest trends impacting the field of corporate...

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Climate change and the role of British businesses in tackling it is the subject of two recently published reports.

A competitive response to climate change, a paper published by the Institute...

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Czech corporate philanthropy has grown in both size and profile in the last few years, according to Pavlina Kalousova of the Czech Donors Forum.

She told the Prague Post: “In...

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Northern Rock Foundation has announced that its total grants programme for 2008 will be £7m, one-third of the current year’s expenditure. It also will close four of its funding programmes:...

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New research on venture philanthropy (VP) indicates that 90% of social entrepreneurs surveyed have a positive relationship with their venture philanthropy partners.

Surveyed as part of the research for a Skoll...

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Leaving school at fifteen to support his family, Peter Cruddas, the now successful City entrepreneur, has announced he wishes to donate £1bn to charity in his lifetime.

Mr Cruddus’ long-term ambition...

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A wealth of new books on giving and philanthropy has been published in the US; just in time to inspire effective seasonal giving.

Tracy Gary, a philanthropist born into a wealthy...

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Even during periods of economic uncertainty consumers show a strong tendency to spend during the ‘golden quarter’ for Christmas and New Year, and are beginning to buy ethically, according to...

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