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British foundations and the European Union referendum

17 May 2016
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Closing space for philanthropy: survey findings

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Interview with Stephen Heintz, CEO of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The landmark Palestinian Museum near Ramallah opens in May 2016.
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Case Study: Permanent refugees – mobilizing Palestinian diaspora philanthropy

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Citizen philanthropy in Canada: a race to the top


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Germany`s foundation day – the largest gathering of foundations in Europe

24 May 2016
Julia Röhrich

One hour from Berlin is the University City, Leipzig where the largest gathering of foundations in Europe just took place (11-13 May 2016). With 1,800 participants, over 250 speakers, 100 …

Half of British men do nothing for charity – CAF annual report on giving

24 May 2016
Alliance magazine

Almost half of men in the UK do not support a good cause or get involved in social action in a typical month. British men are failing to close the …

Philanthropy needs to ask the right questions on arts funding

23 May 2016
Andrew Barnett

What is that special quality that the arts bring to our civic and civil society? This is the key question the UK Branch of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is asking …


Children earn a living by transporting goods inside the Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan. 
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The Syrian crisis: a challenge for philanthropy

feature Timothy Ogden, Ayesha Saran and Atallah Kuttab 15 March 2016

It is a rare event that captures global philanthropy’s attention. The stream of refugees from Syria is one of them. There is a serious humanitarian crisis under way, and a …

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Oops: we made the non-profit impact revolution go wrong

article 1 Caroline Fiennes and Ken Berger 15 March 2016

The non-profit ‘impact revolution’– over a decade’s work to increase the impact of non-profits – has gone in the wrong direction. As veterans and cheerleaders of the revolution, we are …

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Permissive or restrictive? A mixed picture for philanthropy in China

article Mark Sidel 14 March 2016

This is a difficult time for philanthropy and civil society in China. Since Xi Jinping became General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party in November 2012, China has cracked down …